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Committee: House Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2010 : a report to the House of Representatives, 82nd Texas Legislature
Subjects: Consumer credit | Economic development | Public retirement systems | School administration | Teacher retirement |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 P387
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [37 pages  File size: 868 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the impact of the debt relief industry, including debt management and debt settlement organizations, and the implications of regulating that industry.
2. Examine Texas school districts' administration of their employees' optional retirement investments.
3. Review and study the overall history, goals, and performances of the state's economic development program, Certified Capital Company. Identify and recommend changes as necessary.
4. Examine the performance and accountability of the Texas public pension funds and make recommendations as needed.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: House Public Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Public Education, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2010 : a report to the House of Representatives, 82nd Texas Legislature
Subjects: College preparedness | Educational accountability | H1N1 virus | School administration | Science, technology, engineering and mathematics education | Student health | Teacher retention |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 Ed84h
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [19 pages  File size: 715 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor the implementation of the public school accountability, college readiness, and other reforms enacted by HB 3, 81st Legislature, Regular Session, and recommend adjustments as needed.
2. Study the role of public schools in promoting student health, providing health related information, and responding to infectious diseases, including the H1N1 virus.
3. Study the best leadership and management practices of campus administrators for improving student achievement, with particular focus on effective leadership models for improving low-performing campuses. Make recommendations on how to implement successful strategies at scale. Review the current administrator certification process and make suggestions for improvements.
4. Review policies to ensure the availability of quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum to all students in primary and secondary education. Examine strategies to increase the supply and improve retention rates of teachers in STEM fields.
5. Monitor the age ncies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

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