+ − Legislators (9) TX - Senator Dan Patrick (U) Title: Chair TX - Senator John Carona (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Wendy Davis (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr. (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Steve Ogden (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Kel Seliger (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Florence Shapiro (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Leticia Van de Putte (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Royce West (U) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (169) TX - HB968 Relating to expulsion from school or placement in a disciplinary alternative education program. TX - HB34 Relating to including in the public high school curriculum instruction in methods of paying for postsecondary education and training. TX - HB6 Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools. TX - HB127 Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. TX - HB359 Relating to discipline in public schools, including the use of certain disciplinary methods and the prosecution of certain children for school-related offenses. TX - HB398 Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school. TX - HB500 Relating to state-adopted assessment instruments administered to public school students. TX - HB370 Relating to the eligibility of a student to participate in extracurricular activities or competitions after transferring or moving from one public school to another. TX - HB861 Relating to membership of the state continuing advisory committee for special education services. TX - HB692 Relating to high school graduation requirements for a student who is unable to participate in physical activity due to disability or illness. TX - HB826 Relating to facilitating the enrollment in or transfer to a public school district of a student in the conservatorship of the state. TX - HB677 Relating to cognitive-linguistic or neurocognitive assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. TX - HB675 Relating to football helmet safety requirements in public schools. TX - HB1334 Relating to the effect of a delay by the State Board for Educator Certification in renewing an educator's certification. TX - HB742 Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. TX - HB1130 Relating to information provided by the Texas Education Agency to school districts regarding placement of students receiving special education services. TX - HB818 Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. TX - HB1286 Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League. TX - HB1386 Relating to the public health threat presented by youth suicide and the qualification of certain persons serving as marriage and family therapists in school districts. TX - HB1805 Relating to a public school student's eligibility for a public education grant to attend another public school. TX - HB1224 Relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district. TX - HB1610 Relating to educator misconduct and employment sanctions for certain misconduct; providing a penalty. TX - HB1335 Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities. TX - HB1703 Relating to the schedule for administration of state-administered assessment instruments in public schools. TX - HB2366 Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school operated by a municipality to give a preference in admissions to children of employees of the municipality. TX - HB1550 Relating to participation in state travel service contracts by open-enrollment charter schools. TX - HB1555 Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds. TX - HB1682 Relating to prohibiting school districts from requiring or coercing school district employees to make charitable contributions. TX - HB1834 Relating to elimination of certain requirements for increasing community awareness of prekindergarten programs offered by or in partnership with school districts. TX - HB1942 Relating to bullying in public schools. TX - HB2135 Relating to the administration of end-of-course and other assessment instruments to certain public school students enrolled below the high school level. TX - HB2247 Relating to the eligibility of the adjutant general's department to receive Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy. TX - HB2233 Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. TX - HB3018 Relating to a policy of a school district concerning possession or use of a telecommunications device by a student. TX - HB2909 Relating to increasing awareness in this state of the importance of higher education. TX - HB2380 Relating to employment by school districts of certain persons under probationary contracts. TX - HB2704 Relating to a parent's right to object to physical fitness assessment of the parent's child by a school district. TX - HB2971 Relating to the confidentiality of documents evaluating the performance of public school teachers and administrators. TX - HB3506 Relating to the use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to provide bus passes or cards to certain students. TX - HB3135 Relating to reasonable break times and facilities for school district educators expressing breast milk. TX - SB112 Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. TX - HB3278 Relating to membership of the commissioner of education and the Texas Education Agency in certain advisory committees, commissions, task forces, and other similar entities. TX - HB3468 Relating to the assessment of public school students for college readiness and developmental education courses to prepare students for college-level coursework. TX - SB54 Relating to certification to teach public school students who have visual impairments. TX - SB113 Relating to the effect of a delay by the State Board for Educator Certification in renewing an educator's certification. TX - SB205 Relating to school district policies to prohibit bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation. TX - SB242 Relating to bullying, including cyberbullying, in public schools. TX - SB4 Relating to certification, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers. TX - SB3 Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. TX - SB114 Relating to the expansion of the financial literacy pilot program in public schools. TX - SB53 Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. TX - SB149 Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program. TX - SB186 Relating to health and physical education credits required for high school graduation. TX - SB88 Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. TX - SB225 Relating to including in public school campus improvement plans and in local school health advisory council reports to school district boards of trustees certain goals and objectives or information in order to promote improved student health. TX - SB217 Relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district. TX - SB224 Relating to the award of a distinction designation to a public school campus. TX - SB35 Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. TX - SB296 Relating to the mitigation of the impact of residential development in public school districts. TX - SB155 Relating to the eligibility of certain school district employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. TX - SB87 Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. TX - SB157 Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. TX - SB90 Relating to the financing of school district facilities and tax relief for facilities debt. TX - SB226 Relating to reporting individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency. TX - SB66 Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district. TX - SB140 Relating to minimum public school attendance for class credit or a final grade. TX - SB48 Relating to consideration of school district disciplinary placement information. TX - SB89 Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. TX - SB91 Relating to an interim study to determine public school facility needs. TX - SB12 Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. TX - SB49 Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs. TX - SB50 Relating to regulatory authority for courses taken by public high school students for both high school and college credit. TX - SB6 Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools. TX - SB127 Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of charter schools. TX - SB27 Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis. TX - SB42 Relating to bullying through electronic means in public schools. TX - SB79 Relating to the contents and applicability of a school district's grading policy. TX - SB185 Relating to physical activity requirements for students in public schools. TX - SB207 Relating to requiring certain students leaving public school to provide documentation necessary to ensure an accurate calculation of dropout rates. TX - SB183 Relating to placement of a student in a disciplinary alternative education program for certain harassing behavior directed at an educator. TX - SB405 Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. TX - SB208 Relating to public notice and forums concerning finalists for the position of superintendent of a school district. TX - SB290 Relating to including a personal financial literacy component in public school mathematics instruction. TX - SB291 Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools. TX - SB466 Relating to a requirement that public school counselors demonstrate knowledge of counseling regarding higher education to obtain a school counselor certificate. TX - SB599 Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. TX - SB245 Relating to bullying, including cyberbullying, in public schools. TX - SB346 Relating to the curriculum that must be provided by a disciplinary alternative education program. TX - SB391 Relating to the provision of electronic samples of a textbook adopted by the State Board of Education. TX - SB406 Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. TX - SB452 Relating to placing the State Board of Education under periodic review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. TX - SB345 Relating to staff development training for certain public school administrators regarding student discipline management. TX - SB733 Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. TX - SB463 Relating to providing parents with notice of a school district's promotion and retention policies. TX - SB443 Relating to measures intended to provide flexibility and cost savings to school districts. TX - SB468 Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. TX - SB570 Relating to beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs for public schools. TX - SB518 Relating to initiatives designed to improve performance of public school students, including initiatives specifically for students enrolled at the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade levels. TX - SB738 Relating to a parental role in determining sanctions applied to a public school campus under certain circumstances. TX - SB536 Relating to the use of certain discipline management practices or behavior management techniques by peace officers employed or commissioned by school districts. TX - SB679 Relating to minimum educational qualifications for open-enrollment charter school teachers. TX - SB597 Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. TX - SB598 Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. TX - SB596 Relating to transition planning for a public school student receiving special education services. TX - SB746 Relating to membership of the state continuing advisory committee for special education services. TX - SB784 Relating to librarians employed by school districts. TX - SB678 Relating to a school district policy regarding the removal of a student from a public school teacher's classroom. TX - SB835 Relating to prevention, treatment, and management of concussions affecting public and private school students participating in interscholastic athletics. TX - SB872 Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education. TX - SB593 Relating to disproportionate disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or ethnicity or students enrolled in a special education program. TX - SB718 Relating to disciplinary action taken against public school students on the basis of serious misbehavior. TX - SB870 Relating to notifying parents of changes to school district policy. TX - SB764 Relating to a prohibition against use of school district resources for a hotel. TX - SB736 Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils. TX - SB946 Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the public school finance system. TX - SB852 Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. TX - SB866 Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. TX - SB863 Relating to creation of an offense of bullying of a school district employee by a student. TX - SB868 Relating to severance payments to superintendents of independent school districts. TX - SB949 Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds. TX - SB778 Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees. TX - SB1092 Relating to creating a pilot project to reduce the need for developmental education required for certain students entering higher education. TX - SB941 Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses. TX - SB1042 Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school. TX - SB1239 Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students. TX - SB1091 Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. TX - SB1328 Relating to optional dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with a disability, including individualized education program facilitation. TX - SB1390 Relating to the eligibility of the Texas ChalleNGe Academy to receive Foundation School Program funding. TX - SB902 Relating to participation by private school students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities. TX - SB975 Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by certain public junior colleges in partnership with school districts. TX - SB1544 Relating to a determination on granting assault leave to a certified educator where there has been a juvenile or criminal conviction. TX - SB1214 Relating to equal opportunity for access by private and parochial school students to certain University Interscholastic League sponsored activities. TX - SB1533 Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. TX - SB912 Relating to temporary modification under certain circumstances of procedures authorized for the nonrenewal of public school teacher term contracts. TX - SB1094 Relating to the availability of online testing for high school equivalency examinations. TX - SB1261 Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by public junior colleges in partnership with school districts. TX - SB1093 Relating to requirements regarding the employment by school districts of educational support employees. TX - SB1142 Relating to revision of open-enrollment charter school charters to add charter schools under certain circumstances. TX - SB1326 Relating to procedures applicable to adoption of the public school curriculum by the State Board of Education. TX - SB1105 Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. TX - SB1349 Relating to a requirement that a person hold a license issued by the appropriate state agency to be employed as a marriage and family therapist by a school district. TX - SB1383 Relating to an appraisal and professional development system for public school principals. TX - SB1511 Relating to minimum standards for approval of educator preparation programs. TX - SB1305 Relating to a prohibition of school district retaliation against an employee for filing a grievance. TX - SB1486 Relating to requirements regarding public school accountability. TX - SB1543 Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in corporate bonds. TX - SB1557 Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. TX - SB1410 Relating to reporting student enrollment in tech-prep programs and evaluating tech-prep consortia. TX - SB1623 Relating to transfer of a student of limited English proficiency out of a public school bilingual education or special language program. TX - SB1483 Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. TX - SB1620 Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program. TX - SB1622 Relating to a secondary-level English language learners' program for public school students of limited English proficiency. TX - SB1619 Relating to participation of public high school students in college credit programs. TX - SB1603 Relating to the basis for apportioning annual per capita payments from the available school fund. TX - SB1139 Relating to a study of and report on public and private out-of-school time programs. TX - SB1113 Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. TX - SB1563 Relating to the methodology for the certification of funds to support satisfactory performance on certain state assessments. TX - SB1627 Relating to creation and administration of a program to provide grants for certain elementary and secondary students for academic achievement. TX - SB1484 Relating to authorizing open-enrollment charter schools to be awarded academic distinction designations. TX - SB1704 Relating to educator preparation programs. TX - SB1642 Relating to transferring primary authority for the adoption of the public school curriculum and textbooks from the State Board of Education to the commissioner of education. TX - SB1403 Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. TX - SB1788 Relating to planning for students enrolled in public school special education programs. TX - SB1836 Relating to revision of open-enrollment charter school charters to add charter schools under certain circumstances. TX - SB1872 Relating to revising, revoking, or denying renewal of charters of open-enrollment charter schools under certain circumstances. TX - SB1868 Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for dropout prevention. TX - SB1813 Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. TX - SB1871 Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with a severe pervasive developmental disorder or a severe intellectual disability. TX - SJR46 Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county delegation of authority regarding the disposition of county school lands and proceeds of a county permanent school fund.