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House Public Education Committee to Hold Hearings Monday and Tuesday

07.21.2017 — The House Public Education Committee has posted hearing notices for Monday, July 24, and Tuesday, July 25. They will hear the following bills on those days:

Monday, July 24, 2 p.m. (Room E2.036)

  • HB 21 (Huberty, et al.) Relating to the public school finance system.

  • HB 23 (Huberty) Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism.

  • HB 61 (Gina Hinojosa) Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.

  • HB 62 (Gina Hinojosa, et al.) Relating to an adjustment under the foundation school program of the taxable value of property for school districts required to provide social security coverage for district employees.

  • HB 194 (Ashby, et al.) Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

  • HB 197 (Bernal) Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.

  • HB 234 (Bernal) Relating to the compensatory education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

  • HB 258 (Mary González) Relating to the public school finance system.

Tuesday, July 25, 8 a.m. (Room E2.036)

  • HB 22 (Ken King) Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

  • HB 98 (Bernal) Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.

  • HB 140 (Giddings) Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.

  • HB 178 (Cortez) Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.

  • HB 248 (Springer) Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts.

  • HB 256 (Bernal) Relating to the Legislative Budget Board's report on equalized funding elements under the public school finance system.

(HB 121 relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools was removed from the agenda on Monday.)

Watch these hearings live.