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House Public Ed to Discuss HB 5, Other Graduation and Assessment Bills Today

The House Public Education Committee will meet today at 2 p.m. or upon final adjournment of the House to consider the following bills:

  • HB 5 (Aycock, et al.) would create one foundational degree on which students may earn endorsements in certain fields, including STEM, Business and Industry, Public Services, and Arts and Humanities.

  • HB 224 (Huberty, et al.) relating to the use of a public school student's performance on an end-of-course assessment instrument in determining the student's final grade for the course.

  • HB 251 (Guillen) relating to considering the performance of certain students on state assessment instruments in evaluating school district and campus performance.

  • HB 399 (Krause) relating to the requirement that certain high school students successfully complete four courses in each subject of the foundation curriculum.

  • HB 554 (Strama) relating to the frequency of the release of questions and answer keys to state assessment instruments administered in public schools.

  • HB 640 (Patrick, Diane | et al.) relating to public school accountability and end-of-course assessment instruments.

  • HB 596 (Villarreal) relating to state assessment of public school students.

  • HB 659 (Strama) relating to state assessment instruments administered in public schools.

Public testimony may be limited to four minutes per person. Watch the live broadcast.