Senate Committee on Education

Committee Information
Chair Vice-Chair Members:
Clerk: Holly Mabry McCoy
Tel: (512) 463-0355
Sam Houston Building
Room 440

Schedule, Minutes, Witness List and Bills Referred to Committee Schedule, Minutes, Witness List and Bills Referred to Committee

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83rd Session Interim

83rd Regular Session

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Hearings and Committee Handouts

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Reports

The following reports are available for download:

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Interim Charges

  1. Examine STAAR writing scores for elementary, middle and high school students. For grade levels tested in writing, review the types of writing required. Explore the need for targeted professional development in writing. Review the redesign of high school English EOC exams. For the entire STAAR assessment program, review accommodations available to eligible students as a result of the elimination of the STAAR Modified exam pursuant to changes in federal accountability regulations. Additionally, review the redesign of the STAAR Alternate assessment.
     
  2. Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Education, 83rd Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance and/or complete implementation. Specifically, monitor the following:

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Committee Links

82nd Legislature's Senate Education Committee
81st Legislature's Senate Education Committee
80th Legislature's Senate Education Committee
80th Legislature's Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education
79th Legislature's Senate Education Committee
79th Legislature's Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education
78th Legislature's Senate Education Committee
78th Legislature's Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education
77th Legislature's Senate Education Committee
76th Legislature's Senate Education Committee
76th Legislature's Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

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