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Senate Education Committee to Meet on Mandate Relief and Improper Relationships

11.07.2018 — The Texas Senate Education Committee has scheduled a meeting for 9 a.m., November 27, to discuss the following charges:

  • Mandate Relief/Innovation: Review, modify, or abolish chapters of the education code. Specifically, study cost-drivers, unnecessary mandates, reduction/elimination of inefficiencies, focus on policies or opportunities targeted to improving student outcomes, and better utilization of taxpayer resources

  • Monitor SB 7 and SB 22 (added to meeting agenda November 7) as they relate to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct

Public testimony will be limited to two minutes.

Watch the meeting live.