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House Committee on Public Education - 71st R.S. (1989)

Committee Members
Ernestine Glossbrenner, Chair
Gregory Luna, Vice Chair
Paul Colbert, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Bill Arnold
Hugo Berlanga
Eldon Edge
Kent Grusendorf
Bill Hammond
Alan Schoolcraft
Charges
• To monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 25.
• To study the governance, rulemaking and enforcement procedures of the University Interscholastic League.
• To study health insurance for public school employees.
• To study academic classes taught by athletic coaches, both certified and non-certified.
• To study the appraisal process for classroom teachers and administrators.
• To study educational and financial implications on public education of open enrollment.
• To study the impact of pre-kindergarten programs in Texas as to their developmental appropriateness (as defined by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, 1987) including the system of contracted pre-kindergarten programs.
• To study and monitor the implementation of legislation regarding school finance and its impact.
• To study the relationship of vocational funding and compensatory funding as it relates to the CVAE programs for 7th and 8th grades.

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