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House Committee on Public Education - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee Members
Paul Sadler, Chair
Harold V. Dutton, Jr., Vice Chair
Jim Dunnam
Kent Grusendorf
Scott Hochberg
David Lengefeld
René O. Oliveira
Dora Olivo
Todd Smith
Charges
• Evaluate the charter school program. Review the roles of the state, the Texas Education Agency, and local districts and agencies, as well as the performance of the schools and their students.
• Review the goals of alternative education, disciplinary alternative education and juvenile justice alternative education programs. Study the organization and functioning of the programs to determine the extent to which they are meeting goals.
• Conduct a comprehensive review of the state's philosophy and policies regarding career and technical education with attention to students who do not pursue advanced degrees.
• Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including, particularly, the pre-K, kindergarten and 9th grade grant programs authorized in SB 4, 76th Legislature, Regular Session.

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