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House Committee on Public Education - 73rd R.S. (1993)

Committee Members
Libby Linebarger, Chair
Steve Ogden, Vice Chair
Homer Dear
Kent Grusendorf
Christine Hernandez
Scott Hochberg
Jerry Johnson
Huey McCoulskey
Paul Sadler
Mark Stiles
G.E. 'Buddy' West
Charges
• Examine the procedures Texas uses for the selection of textbooks. Review alternative procedures and make recommendations, as appropriate.
• Examine methods to improve safety and discipline in public schools.
• Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including a study of mandated reports to the legislature and legislative agencies. The study should consist of a review of the legislative reporting requirements of all agencies to identify areas where reporting obligations could be streamlined and agency accountability improved. The committee shall make specific recommendations about the continuation, modification or elimination of required legislative reports.

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