COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Larry Taylor 



SB 419        Kolkhorst | et al.     
Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

SB 457        Campbell | et al.      
Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on the guaranteed level of state and local funds provided to school districts through the existing debt allotment.

SB 754        Perry                  
Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.

SB 1267       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates.

SB 1480       Hughes                 
Relating to the guarantee of charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.

SB 1659       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the commissioner of education accepting contributions for the public school system, adopting rules regarding grant compliance, and establishing grants for high-quality educational programs.

SB 2142       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the repeal of the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 2143       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program.

SB 2144       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.

SB 2145       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the public school finance system.

SB 2188       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the average daily attendance calculation for students over 18 years of age who are in an off home campus instructional arrangement.

SB 2270       Lucio                  
Relating to expansion of a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs.

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


The Committee may also consider pending business.