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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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