November 2011 General Meeting Committees and Board
State Board of Education
William B. Travis Building
1701 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas
November 16, 17, and 18, 2011
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
9 a.m. - Committee on School Finance/Permanent School Fund* (Room 1-104)
1:30 p.m. - Committee of the Full Board (1-104)
Thursday, November 17, 2011
9 a.m. - Committee of the Full Board (Room 1-104)
2:00 p.m. - Committee on Instruction (Room 1-104)
2:00 p.m. - Committee on School Initiatives (Room 1-111)
Friday, November 18, 2011
9 a.m. - General Meeting (Room 1-104)
NOTE:The agency will be closed Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Public Testimony registrations will be taken between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central Time) Monday and Tuesday, November 14 and 15.
* If the Committee on School Finance/Permanent School Fund does not complete its agenda Wednesday, it will resume its meeting in Room 1-100 upon adjournment of the Committee of the Full Board on Thursday.
NOTE: The chair may permit the board to take up and discuss any of the discussion items on a committee agenda, including hearing any invited presentations to a committee, based upon a recommendation from the committee or inability of the committee to complete its agenda on a preceding day.
If, during the course of the State Board of Education (SBOE) meeting or any committee meeting of the SBOE, discussion of any item on the agenda may be held in a closed meeting, the SBOE or committee of the SBOE may conduct a closed meeting in accordance with Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.