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House Committee on Public School Finance, Select, Subcommittee on Completion and Dropout - 78th R.S. (2003)

Committee Members
Harold V. Dutton, Jr., Chair
Glenda Dawson
Timoteo Garza
Bryan Hughes
Jim Keffer
Vilma Luna
Jerry Madden
Jim Pitts
Mike Villarreal
Charges
• Review the state's dropout prevention and recovery efforts, with the goal of facilitating better evaluation of and cooperation among existing programs and recommend ways to deploy resources more effectively and efficiently to improve graduation rates and reduce dropout.
• Review the current leaver code system and methodologies for calculating dropout rates and recommend ways to simplify and improve the reporting of completion and dropout numbers.
• Oversee the development and implementation of a new statewide computer system to track student's progress towards high school graduation.

Note:
Appointed by the Speaker November 19, 2003.

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