Legislative Recommendations for the 82nd Texas Legislature
November 19, 2010
COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD: ACTION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: ACTION
SUMMARY: This item provides the committee and the State Board of Education (SBOE) an opportunity to make decisions on legislative recommendations to the 82nd Texas Legislature.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c)(1).
PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION: None.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: In preparation for each legislative session, the board adopts recommendations for legislative action which are designed to improve the public education system of Texas. A handout compiling the board members' priority issues will be provided at the meeting.
FISCAL IMPACT: Fiscal implications will be determined based on actions taken in respect to the legislative recommendations.
PUBLIC AND STUDENT BENEFIT: If enacted, these legislative initiatives would help improve student performance.
PROCEDURAL AND REPORTING IMPLICATIONS: None.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.
OTHER COMMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES: Any recommendations for revisions to the academic excellence indicators under the Texas Education Code §39.051(a) should be addressed in the board’s legislative recommendations.
MOTION TO BE CONSIDERED:
Adoption of the State Board of Education's legislative recommendations to the 82nd Texas Legislature.
Commissioner of Education
Staff Member Responsible:
M.J. Nicchio, Governmental Relations