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House Committee on Education - 63rd R.S. (1973)

Committee Members
Dan Kubiak, Chair
R.B. McAlister, Vice Chair
Herman Adams, Jr.
Dave Allred
Andrew Z. Baker
Ray A. Barnhart
Ronald C. Bird
Roy Blake, Sr.
Jim Clark
Bill Coody
Lane Denton
Wilson Foreman
W.N. 'Billy' Hall, Jr.
Joe C. Hanna
John Hoestenbach
Doyce R. Lee
Frank Madla
T.H. McDonald, Sr.
Joseph F. Pentony
John H. Poerner
Bryan Poff, Jr.
Bill Presnal
Senfronia Thompson
Charges
• Prepare, polish and refine HB 946, 63rd Legislature, Regular Session, and have it ready for legislative action no later than September 15, 1973.
• Study the current school finance system in Texas. Evaluate school district organization, student performance, personnel policies, revenues, expenditures, salary levels and enrichment.*
• Develop a method of measuring the wealth of school districts and evaluate tax assessment practices.*
• Develop recommendations for disbursement of funds, considering such questions as the proper student-teacher ratios, what supportive staff should be provided, the level of operation and maintenance costs necessary to maintain a proper educational atmosphere, the type and amount of transportation funds that should be provided, whether local leeway should be included, and the level of compensatory education. Establish methods for measuring the quality of education.*
* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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