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4 Document(s) [ Subject: School year ]

Committee: House Public Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 79th Legislature
Subjects: High school graduation rates | Lobbyists | Military families | School dropouts | School finance | School year | Special education | Teacher certification | Teachers | Textbooks | University Interscholastic League |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 Ed84h
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [61 pages  File size: 383 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Assess the textbook adoption and distribution system. Investigate alternative methods of delivering educational resources using technology.
2. Evaluate the extent to which public school tax dollars are used directly or indirectly to promote or oppose legislation.
3. Perform a comprehensive analysis of state law with respect to educator contracts and certification. Make recommendations for changes which would improve student performance.
4. Examine and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of statewide educational initiatives, including programs to reduce dropout and increase graduation rates.
5. Investigate and assess the mission and performance of University Interscholastic League and other quasi-educational organizations in terms of their role in improving student achievement.
6. Compare special education laws in Texas to other states and to federal standards. Make recommendations for reducing state and local administrative costs to increase resource allocation for direct services to students.
7. Examine the impact on students, schools and local economies from changes to the school start date.
8. Examine issues related to state aid to school districts for debt service, including issues related to the type of facilities that should be eligible for state support.
9. Study and monitor issues related to the educational needs of dependents of military service men and women, including records transfer and implementation of reciprocity agreements with other states.
Committee: Senate Education, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: The final report of the Senate Interim Education Committee, 72nd Legislature.
Subjects: Education Agency, Texas | School finance | School year | Tax system | Year-round schooling |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 ed83s
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [51 pages  File size: 2,083 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The Committee shall examine the reorganization of the Texas Education Agency.
2. The Committee shall monitor the implementation of legislation concerning school finance.
3. The Committee shall study and monitor the progress and impact of recent and pending court cases on public education.
4. The Committee shall examine the types of schedules in use in other states and in Texas districts utilizing a year-round schedule to determine the benefits to students, parents and teachers in those districts because of non-traditional scheduling. The Committee shall study the feasibility of year-round educational programs for students as a means of promoting educational advancement and retention in the public school system.
5. The Committee shall study and monitor the use of appropriated funds, including the technology allotment and vocational and compensatory education funds.
Committee: House Extended School Year (Four-Quarter Programs)
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report / of the Committee to Study the Extended School Year.
Subjects: School year | Year-round schooling |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 ex84
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [1 pages  File size: 55 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Explore the feasibility of the operation of a four-quarter schedule in the public schools of Texas, such study to include a review of programs in operation in other states, the costliness of the programs, the advantages and disadvantages encountered where four-quarter schedules have been initiated.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Extended School Year (Four-Quarter Programs)
Title: Transcript, October 8, 1970, San Antonio
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 EX84H 10/70
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [41 pages  File size: 53,722 kb]

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