COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


SB 195        Garcia                 
Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for public school students subject to a high risk of violence while walking to school.

SB 436        Rodríguez
Relating to the operation of the special education continuing advisory committee.

SB 748        Zaffirini
Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.

SB 1061       Taylor, Van
Relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner of education regarding granting additional charters for open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1177       Hughes
Relating to requirements for charter schools established for the benefit of certain juvenile offenders.

SB 1294       Buckingham
Relating to election of professional staff representatives to certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

SB 1484       Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education.

SB 1692       Lucio
Relating to the creation of a nutrition education task force.

SB 1696       Lucio
Relating to a study on participation of public schools in a universal lunch program offered through the United States Department of Agriculture.

SB 1785       Uresti
Relating to appraisal of public school teachers.

SB 1873       Hinojosa
Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

SB 1981       Schwertner
Relating to selection of statewide competition locations by the University Interscholastic League.

SB 2078       Taylor, Larry
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and the Texas Education Agency regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures.

SB 2095       Hall
Relating to regulation of steroid use by students participating in athletic competitions sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

SB 2168       Huffines
Relating to the disclosure of records produced in the course of an investigation related to educator misconduct.

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 consider pending business.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 436

SB 2168


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1771


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