COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 

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



HB 136        Bell | et al.           SP: Uresti
Relating to inclusion of career and technology education and workforce training in the mission of public education.

HB 354        Raney | et al.          SP: Lucio
Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.

HB 515        VanDeaver | et al.      SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to assessment of public school students and providing accelerated instruction and eliminating performance requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 523        Schofield | et al.      SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the requirement that certain elected school district boards make audio and video recordings of certain work sessions and special called meetings available on the Internet.

HB 674        Johnson, Eric | et al.  SP: Garcia
Relating to the suspension of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three from public school.

HB 867        Villalba | et al.       SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to school marshals for private schools.

HB 1075       Thompson, Ed            SP: Hancock
Relating to the frequency of criminal background checks for sports officials registered with the University Interscholastic League.

HB 1500       Giddings | et al.       SP: West
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 1553       Lozano                  SP: Hinojosa
Relating to permitting a school district that has failed to satisfy performance standards to partner with an institution of higher education to improve district performance.

HB 1934       Minjarez | et al.       SP: Campbell
Relating to temporary certification of an educator from outside the state who is the spouse of an active duty military service member.

HB 2087       VanDeaver | et al.      SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to restricting the use of covered information, including student personally identifiable information, by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application for a school purpose.

HB 2263       Gooden                  SP: West
Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team.

HB 3593       Bernal | et al.         SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings.

HB 4064       Bohac                   SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to staff development and continuing education requirements for public school educators regarding digital education methods.

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:

HB 1500


Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 486


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