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House Public Education Committee to Meet on School Choice

10.06.2016 —The House Public Education Committee has announced a meeting at 9 a.m., Monday, October 17, to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charge:
Study ways to increase parental choice in education, and review the successes and failures of school choice programs in other states. Examine the benefits and costs of implementing such a program in Texas. Recommend whether an expansion of school choice in Texas is needed, and suggest ways to ensure that any school receiving public support is held accountable for its academic and financial performance.
Public testimony may be limited to three minutes.

The Senate Committee on Education met on school choice issues in September.