COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, April 20, 2017 

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



SB 529        Lucio                  
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.

SB 801        Seliger | et al.
Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

SB 825        Taylor, Larry          
Relating to school district discretion to administer college preparation assessment instruments to public school students at state cost.

SB 1005       Campbell
Relating to the use of the SAT or the ACT as a secondary exit-level assessment instrument to allow certain public school students to receive a high school diploma.

SB 1660       Taylor, Larry
Relating to the calculation of average daily attendance for dropout recovery charter schools.

SB 1786       Hall
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1839       Hughes
Relating to the preparation, certification, and classification of public school educators.

SB 1883       Campbell
Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations.

SB 1886       Bettencourt
Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.

SB 2039       Zaffirini
Relating to the development of a program and training for public schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and participation by the human trafficking prevention task force in that development.

SB 2130       West
Relating to an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school.

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.





Bills added after last posting:

SB 801

SB 1660


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1288

SB 2049


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