COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, April 27, 2017 

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



SB 355        Watson                 
Relating to the adoption and implementation of a recess policy by public school districts.

SB 384        Burton                 
Relating to the scheduling of the administration of certain postsecondary readiness assessment instruments to public high school students.

SB 444        Taylor, Van
Relating to school marshals for private schools.

SB 727        Garcia | et al.
Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.

SB 1173       Perry
Relating to evaluation of public school performance.

SB 1553       Menéndez
Relating to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property.

SB 1561       Taylor, Van            
Relating to a study by the State Board of Education on the instructional day and academic year requirements necessary to complete the required curriculum in public schools.

SB 1605       Creighton              
Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites.

SB 1688       Lucio                  
Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency.

SB 1794       Menéndez               
Relating to the elimination of a specific requirement that certain school districts develop and implement a plan to increase enrollment of the district's students at institutions of higher education.

SB 1801       Miles                  
Relating to reporting and disseminating information regarding public school disciplinary actions.

SB 2051       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to evaluating public school performance.

SB 2084       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to attendance of public school students in blended learning programs and attendance through the state virtual school network.

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 727

SB 1553


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 2081


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