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30 Document(s) [ Subject: Education ]

Committee: House Health Care Education and Training, Select
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Education | Health care | Health care providers | Higher education | Job training programs | Mental health services |
Library Call Number: L1836.83 H349ce
Session: 83rd R.S. (2013)
Online version: View report [36 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Assess the statewide demand for health professionals, including in the area of mental health. Make recommendations to better align institutions of public and higher education with the needs of health care employers.
Committee: Senate Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 77th Legislature / Senate Committee on Education.
Subjects: College preparedness | Early childhood education | Education | Higher education | Math education | School dropouts | School finance | Teacher certification | Teacher salaries | Teacher shortages | Teachers |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ed83
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [92 pages  File size: 5,055 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the involvement of institutions of higher education in the state's public K-12 schools related to: (1) preparing students for college, and (2) creating greater access to college. The Committee shall identify successful practices and the necessary legislative role (if any) in expanding or enhancing such partnerships.
2. Study the issues of teacher shortages and teacher utilization, including: projected public school student enrollment growth; recruitment strategies and resources for the production of teachers by universities or other providers; university-based and other teacher preparation program production levels; the impact of alternative teacher certification programs; the sufficiency of preparation of beginning teachers, particularly as it relates to growth in at-risk student populations; the benefits of creating additional state-funded teacher stipend programs in the areas of math and science; and strategies for attraction and retention of teachers, including the impact of competitive salaries and benefits, performance pay, and master teacher and critical shortage area incentives.
3. Study issues related to the state's current method for reporting public school dropouts and the accuracy of the information provided by these methods. The Committee shall identify possible criteria to be considered by state and local agencies in ensuring the accuracy of such data.
4. Monitor the implementation of the following bills enacted during the 76h Legislature, Regular Session: SB 4, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to appropriations regarding public school finance, property tax relief, and public education; SB 103, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to state assessments of public school students; SB 104, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to keeping school campuses open after school hours for recreational purposes, latchkey programs, and tutoring; SB 875, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to the financial accountability of school districts; SB 955, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to pre-reading instruction for certain children; HB 2075, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to the public notice required to be provided by a school district before adopting a proposed budget and tax rate; and HB 2307, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to assistance to certain low-performing public school districts. Particular attention should be paid to SB 4, 76th Legislature, Regular Session, with emphasis on evaluating the legislation's impact on changes in teacher compensation and benefits; the effect on fast growth school districts; the overall impact on school finance system equity; the effect of the instructional facilities allotment and Tier 3; the initial implementation of provisions related to ending the practice of social promotion; and the enhancement of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and ninth grade programs.
Committee: House Public Education
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Public Education, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Education | Education Agency, Texas | Educational accountability | School districts | School finance | State Auditor's Office, Texas | Statutory revision | Teacher salaries |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 ed83h
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [71 pages  File size: 2,933 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor implementation and effects of the recodification of the Education Code by the 74th Legislature.
2. Study the possibility of providing incentive pay to teachers in inner-city and low-performing districts.
3. Review the accuracy of the key accountability and reporting systems used by state leaders to assess and assure school performance.
4. Assess the extent to which authority for key decisions is devolving to the local level and the extent to which local policy-makers are exercising options to innovate.
5. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Joint Review of the Central Education Agency, Select
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Final report of the Joint Select Committee to Review the Central Education Agency.
Subjects: Alternative schools | At-risk youth | Charter schools | Education | Education Agency, Texas | Education reform | Education Service Centers | Education, Texas State Board of | Educational accountability | Elementary education | School choice | School discipline | School safety | Secondary education | Special education |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 ed83s
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 2,694 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. 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:
2. 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
3. a study of the agency's organizational mission, structure, size, and effectiveness
4. a study of the number and effectiveness of committees created under the auspices of the agency or the State Board of Education
5. identification of those functions that should be performed by the state and those that should be performed regionally through the regional service centers
6. 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
7. a study of the adequacy and effectiveness of programs designed for special populations of students and for teacher and administrator staff development
8. a study of the adequacy and effectiveness of assistance provided the site-based management teams, established under Section 21.931, Education Code
9. 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.
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Recommendations / Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Education | Education reform | Educational accountability | School finance | Teacher quality |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ed84r
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [49 pages  File size: 1,397 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study issues and continuing concerns relating to public education in Texas, particularly school finance and each of its components - personnel support, operating costs, transportation, equalization, minimum aid and the categorical-aid programs - as well as the source of funding and structure of the system.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Mimimum pay for teacher career ladder levels
Library Catalog Title: Minimum pay for teacher career ladder levels : status report / presented to the Subcommittee on the Teaching Profession, Select Committee on Public Education.
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ed84wtm
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Report: teacher career ladder installation
Library Catalog Title: Report : teacher career ladder installation / presented to the Subcommittee on the Teaching Profession, Select Committee on Public Education.
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ed84wtr
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: The process to develop a career ladder
Library Catalog Title: The process to develop a career ladder-based pay-for-performance pay program for teachers : status report / presented to the Subcommittee on the Teaching Profession, Select Committee on Public Education.
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ed84wtr 2/84
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: HCR 275
Library Call Number: HCR 275
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [4 pages  File size: 236 kb]
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Committee documentation: committee overview and appointments, subcommittee appointments and scope of work (Finance, Educating the Child, Public Relations, Teaching Profession, Organization and Management, Legislative Action)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ED84R 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [18 pages]
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Presentation by the Houston Independent School District (including educational systems in Japan and Soviet Union, reports to National Commission on Education, Houston Plan for Educational Excellence, Challenge and the Chance Governor's Commission 1968)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ED84R 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [714 pages]
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Notices of public hearing, formal meeting, and work session
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 ED84R 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [28 pages]
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report - Education Code
Library Catalog Title: Recodification of the education code : report and recommendations / submitted to the Sixty-eighth Legislature [by] Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Bilingual education | Curriculum | Education | School finance | Statutory revision | Teacher quality | Teachers |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed84 6
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [122 pages  File size: 6,362 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the Texas Education code relative to the need for recodification. Determine if a proposed revision should be substantive or nonsubstantive, what the timetable should be and the appropriate structure for the project. *
2. Study the issues and concerns relating to public education in Texas, including curriculum reform, bilingual education, requirements relating to teacher competency, and alternative methods of financing.
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report - Construction, Repair and Debt
Library Catalog Title: Construction, rehabilitation and repair, and capital debt financing : report and recommendations / submitted to the Sixty-Eighth Legislature [by] Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Bilingual education | Curriculum | Education | School budgets | School buildings | School finance | Teacher quality | Teachers |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed84 4
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [56 pages  File size: 2,816 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the financial implications involved in the construction and renovation of public school facilities. Make recommendations on alternative approaches to financing which would help school districts minimize interest rates and construction costs. Consider whether using the Permanent School fund to guarantee school bonds is a feasible method of assisting school districts in the capital debt situation. *
2. Study the issues and concerns relating to public education in Texas, including curriculum reform, bilingual education, requirements relating to teacher competency, and alternative methods of financing.
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report - Legislative Implementation and Finance Formulas
Library Catalog Title: Legislative implementation and finance formulas : report and recommendations / Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Bilingual education | Curriculum | Education | Education reform | School finance | Teacher quality | Teachers |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed84 5
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [77 pages  File size: 4,051 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the history of Texas educational system prior to the 67th session, and evaluate the changes made by the 67th session, particularly legislation relating to: entry and exit competency tests for teachers, bilingual education, statewide curriculum reforms, summer school pilot programs, vocational education, school-community guidance centers and school finance. *
2. Study the issues and concerns relating to public education in Texas, including curriculum reform, bilingual education, requirements relating to teacher competency, and alternative methods of financing.
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report - Alternative Instruction
Library Catalog Title: Alternative instructional arrangements : report and recommendations / Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Alternative schools | Bilingual education | Curriculum | Education | Gifted and talented programs | High school graduation requirements | Magnet schools | School finance | Teacher quality | Teachers |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed84 2
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [53 pages  File size: 2,625 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine alternative education programs, magnet schools, and the merit of the twelfth grade in high school. Make recommendations on high school graduation requirements. *
2. Study the issues and concerns relating to public education in Texas, including curriculum reform, bilingual education, requirements relating to teacher competency, and alternative methods of financing.
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report - Executive Summary and Recommendations
Library Catalog Title: Executive summary and report of the Edit and Review Committee: report and recommendations. / Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Alternative schools | Bilingual education | Curriculum | Education | Educational technology | Gifted and talented programs | High school graduation requirements | Magnet schools | School budgets | School buildings | School finance | Teacher quality | Teachers | Technology education |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed84 1
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,498 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine alternative education programs, magnet schools, and the merit of the twelfth grade in high school. Make recommendations on high school graduation requirements. *
2. Study the various methodologies of instruction used in public schools relative to modern and anticipated technological advances. *
3. Study the financial implications involved in the construction and renovation of public school facilities. Make recommendations on alternative approaches to financing which would help school districts minimize interest rates and construction costs. Consider whether using the Permanent School fund to guarantee school bonds is a feasible method of assisting school districts in the capital debt situation. *
4. Study the issues and concerns relating to public education in Texas, including curriculum reform, bilingual education, requirements relating to teacher competency, and alternative methods of financing.
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: Interim Report - Technology
Library Catalog Title: Changing technology in instruction : report and recommendations / submitted to the Sixty-Eighth Legislature [by] Select Committee on Public Education.
Subjects: Bilingual education | Curriculum | Education | Educational technology | School finance | Teacher quality | Teachers | Technology education |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed84 3
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [61 pages  File size: 3,337 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the various methodologies of instruction used in public schools relative to modern and anticipated technological advances. *
2. Study the issues and concerns relating to public education in Texas, including curriculum reform, bilingual education, requirements relating to teacher competency, and alternative methods of financing.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Public Education, Select
Title: SCR 22, 1st C.S.
Library Call Number: SCR 22, 1st C.S.
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [4 pages  File size: 889 kb]
Committee: House Urban Issues, Select
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature : report / of the Select Committee on Urban Issues, the Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Counties | Disaster relief | Education | Emergency management | Flooding | Higher education | Land use regulations | Municipal annexation | Municipalities | Natural disasters | Natural resources conservation | Outdoor recreation | Property taxes | Solid waste disposal | Urban sprawl | Water conservation | Water planning |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ur1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [275 pages  File size: 9,908 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Determine the governance needs of Texas' urban areas in the 1980s, including ordinance making authority, property taxes, and annexation as related to growth patterns.
2. Identify critical issues and potential long-range solutions regarding natural resources, educational, and governance needs of Texas cities in the 1980s.
3. Review factors, including urban expansion and drainage practices, which may have contributed to the increasing frequency and severity of urban flooding. Suggest state and local flood management activities which would reduce the risk of floods. *
4. Study natural resources issues facing local governments, including urban flooding, disaster assistance, emergency preparedness, hazardous waste disposal, low-level radioactive waste, water conservation, water supplies, air pollution, urban recreation and solid waste disposal. *
5. Review education issues facing local governments, including teacher shortages, vocational education, student attendance and discipline, public school finance, and higher education *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Public Education
Title: Cost and Student Data Based on G.O.E.R. Property Values
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 ED83H 65
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View document [549 pages]
Committee: House Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24), Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report / the House Interim Study Committee on the Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education.
Subjects: Education | Education reform | Educational equity | School finance |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 ed833r
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [109 pages  File size: 5,600 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct an interim study directed toward a complete reorganization and modernization of state agencies which administer public education in Texas. Study in detail the systems of supervising and funding public education in other states and in certain foreign countries, as well as the system in Texas, in arriving at recommendations for modernization.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24), Interim
Title: Draft Report
Library Catalog Title: Draft Report
Library Call Number: L1836.63 Ed833d
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [138 pages]
Committee: House Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24), Interim
Title: Letter from Speaker Daniel appointing House committee members
Library Call Number: L1836.63 ED833R
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [0 pages]
Committee: House Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24), Interim
Title: List of Public Members
Library Call Number: L1836.63 ED833R
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [0 pages]
Committee: Senate Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Senate Special Committee on Education
Subjects: Education |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 45th Leg., R.S. 461 (1937)
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View report [22 pages  File size: 1,120 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct an inquiry into the laws relating to the educational system of Texas and to make a report of such inquiries with such recommendations that to them may be deemed appropriate.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Education
Title: Transcript of testimony taken before the Senate Special Committee on Education, Volume I (November 2-10, 1936).
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.44 Ed83t v. 1
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View document [305 pages  File size: 378,925 kb]
Committee: Senate Education
Title: Transcript of testimony taken before the Senate Special Committee on Education, Volume II (November 12, 1936).
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.44 Ed83t v. 2
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View document [111 pages  File size: 130,421 kb]
Committee: Senate Education
Title: Transcript of testimony taken before the Senate Special Committee on Education, Volume III (November 13, 1936).
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.44 Ed83t v. 3
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View document [37 pages  File size: 14,839 kb]
Committee: House Division of the State, Select
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Courts | Education | State boundaries | Transportation |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., R.S., 1316 (1871)
Session: 12th 1st C.S. (1870)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate dividing Texas into smaller states. *

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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