COMMITTEE:     Education 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Thursday, May 9, 2019 

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



HB 76          Huberty | et al.         SP: Alvarado
Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 165         Bernal                  SP: Powell
Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

HB 330         VanDeaver | et al.       SP: Hughes
Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.

HB 391         Blanco | et al.          SP: Zaffirini
Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology.

HB 396         VanDeaver               SP: Hughes
Relating to acceptable uses of the instructional materials and technology fund and the instructional materials and technology allotment.

HB 455         Allen | et al.           SP: Watson
Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools.

HB 678         Guillen | et al.         SP: Powell
Relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements for a language other than English.

HB 963         Bell, Cecil | et al.     SP: Taylor
Relating to a review by the State Board of Education of the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology and technology applications curriculums.

HB 1026        Bohac | et al.           SP: Hughes
Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools.

HB 1244        Ashby | et al.           SP: Campbell
Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument.

HB 1480        VanDeaver | et al.       SP: Taylor
Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 2190        Hunter                  SP: Hinojosa
Relating to admission of certain students to an open-enrollment charter school in certain counties.

HB 2424        Ashby                   SP: Fallon
Relating to the creation of a micro-credential certification program for public school educator continuing education.

HB 2984        Allison | et al.         SP: Taylor
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum.

HB 3007        Turner, Chris | et al.   SP: Powell
Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district.

HB 4205        Craddick                SP: Perry
Relating to accountability intervention provisions applicable to school district campuses, including the conditions under which a closed campus may be repurposed to serve students at that campus location and the creation of accelerated campus excellence turnaround plans.

Public Testimony:


Oral testimony is limited to 2 minutes. If providing written testimony,

bring 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk

during the hearing.


Oral testimony: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension

hallways or by going to http://swrs on public-capitol.


Oral and written testimony: register using the Senate kiosk located in the

extension hallways or by going to http://swrs on public-capitol and hold

on to your documents until your name is called.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 1244


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