Senate Committee on Education

Committee Handouts/Written Testimony

October 30, 2012Agenda (PDF)

    Submitted Written Testimony

      Interim Charge #8: "Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Education, 82nd Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation. Specifically, monitor the following: SB 6, relating to the establishment of the instructional materials allotment; SB 8, relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools; HB 1942, relating to bullying in public schools; The implementation of legislation related to the state's accountability system and other reforms enacted by HB 3, 81st Legislature, Regular Session, and SB 1031, 80th Legislature, Regular Session."

      Panel 1: Implementation of Legislation from the 82nd Legislature
    • Anita Givens, Associate Commissioner, Standards & Programs, Texas Education Agency
          SB 6: (File 1, File 2, File 3, File 4)
          SB 1557: (File 1, File 2, File 3)
    • Von Byer, Deputy General Counsel, Texas Education Agency
          SB 8: (File 1)
    • Laura Taylor, Associate Commissioner, Accreditation and School Improvement, Texas Education Agency
          SB 738: (File 1, File 2)
    • Monica Martinez, Managing Director, Office of Curriculum, Texas Education Agency & Janice Lopez, Director, Education Standards & Certification, Texas Education Agency
          SB 866: (File 1, File 2, File 3)

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