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Review of the Central Education Agency, Select - 73rd R.S. (1993)

Committee Members
Libby Linebarger, Co-Chair
Bill Ratliff, Co-Chair
Gonzalo Barrientos
Teel Bivins
Bill Haley
Christine Hernandez
Scott Hochberg
Steve Ogden
Paul Sadler
Jim Turner
Rhonda Haynes
Shirley Igo
Henry Jennings
Sandy Kress
Mike Moses
Joe Ramos
Lydia Savedra
Charges
• The committee shall conduct an in-depth and comprehensive review of the mission, organization, size, and effectiveness of the Central Education Agency. In conducting its review, the committee shall study the mission, organizational structure, and practices of similar agencies in other states. The review must include:
• a study of the agency's success in addressing the national education goals, adopted by the President of the United States and the nation's 50 governors and the goals for public education provided by Section 35.001
• a study of the agency's organizational mission, structure, size, and effectiveness
• a study of the number and effectiveness of committees created under the auspices of the agency or the State Board of Education
• identification of those functions that should be performed by the state and those that should be performed regionally through the regional service centers
• a study of the adequacy, validity, and timeliness of data collected and published by the Public Education Information Managements System (PEIMS) as provided by Section 16.007, Education Code
• a study of the adequacy and effectiveness of programs designed for special populations of students and for teacher and administrator staff development
• a study of the adequacy and effectiveness of assistance provided the site-based management teams, established under Section 21.931, Education Code
• a study of the efficient use of state resources, school district structure, and opportunities for shared costs in order to determine the best management and use of state resources and to assist school districts in determining optimal educational opportunities.

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