MEDIA ADVISORY
From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES:
August 25, 2014
Contact: Lee Nichols, 512-463-0126

Senator Van de Putte to Attend Education Committee Hearing

*** Advisory for Tomorrow, August 26, 2014 ***

Austin, TX — State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Dist. 26 (Bexar County) will participate in a hearing of the Texas Senate Committee on Education. The committee will hear invited testimony followed by public testimony on Interim Charges 1 and 2, as tasked by the lieutenant governor.

The committee will take up a portion of Charge 1, to examine STAAR writing scores for elementary, middle and high school students.

Charge 2 will be to monitor the implementation of several pieces of legislation passed into law by the 83rd Legislature, including House Bill 5 (relating to public school accountability and curriculum changes). (Full committee hearing notice follows this advisory.)

Texas Senate Committee on Education

WHO:

Texas Senate Committee on Education, including Senator Leticia Van de Putte

WHAT:

Public Hearing

WHERE:

Texas State Capitol, E1.028 (Hearing Room)

WHEN:

August 26, 2014, at 10 a.m.

Link: Full Committee Hearing Notice (via TLO)

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