COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 11, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


HB 21         Huberty | et al.        SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the public school finance system.

HB 264        Hernandez               SP: Garcia
Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements.

HB 639        Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.  SP: Menéndez
Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public schools for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career and technology programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career and technology programs.

HB 657        Bernal | et al.         SP: Menéndez
Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.

HB 878        King, Ken | et al.      SP: Perry
Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.

HB 1291       Geren | et al.          SP: Campbell
Relating to the inclusion of American principles in the public school curriculum and instructional materials.

HB 1469       Bailes                  SP: Schwertner
Relating to qualifications for certain teachers employed by certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1645       Lozano | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis.

HB 1569       Ashby                   SP: Nichols
Relating to the disclosure to public schools of certain records of students placed in residential facilities.

HB 2130       Roberts | et al.        SP: Menéndez
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency regarding the statewide assessment program in relation to students in special education programs.

HB 3024       Price | et al.          SP: Birdwell
Relating to the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.

HB 3157       Bonnen, Dennis          SP: Huffman
Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students.

HB 4056       Rose                    SP: Lucio
Relating to certain research-based practices for use by public school personnel.

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 30 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 21

HB 639

HB 657

HB 878

HB 1469

HB 2130

HB 3157


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