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HB 5, 83rd Regular Session
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty.

Transition to H.B. 5: from legislation to practice.
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By Houston Independent School District
Publication Date: February 20, 2014
Proposed rules, 19 TAC §§ 74.11 et seq., Graduation requirements (Tex. H.B. 5, 83rd Leg., R.S.; implements new Foundation High School program requiring Algebra II for some, but not all, endorsement tracks; includes 1/31/14 TEA press release describing the adopted rules).
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By Texas Education Agency / Texas Secretary of State
Publication Date: December 20, 2013
Proposed rules, 19 TAC §§ 74.11 et seq., Graduation requirements (proposed new Foundation High School program requiring Algebra II for all endorsement tracks).
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By Texas Education Agency / Texas Secretary of State
Publication Date: November 8, 2013
Letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, requesting an amendment to the conditional waiver for additional flexibility beginning in the 2013-14 school year regarding the federal accountability requirements for a high school mathematics assessment (double testing).
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By Commissioner Michael Williams / Texas Education Agency
Publication Date: November 6, 2013
Proposed amendments to 19 TAC §§ 74.62 et seq., Graduation requirements beginning with school year 2007-2008, and 19 TAC §§ 74.72 et seq., Graduation requirements beginning with school year 2012-2013 (retaining Algebra II requirement for Recommended High School Program).
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By Texas Education Agency / Texas Secretary of State
Publication Date: October 18, 2013
Draft proposed rules for consideration by the State Board of Education at the November 2013 meeting, 19 TAC §§ 74.11 et seq., Graduation requirements.
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By Texas Education Agency
Publication Date: October 17, 2013
TEA provides school districts and charters more information regarding HB 5 transition (maintain phase-in 1 performance standards for the STAAR program for the 2013–2014 school year).
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By Commissioner Michael L. Williams / Texas Education Agency
Publication Date: August 2, 2013
Texas bolsters career and college readiness (signing of Tex. S.B. 441 and H.B. 5, 809, 842, 2201 and 3662, 83rd Leg., R.S.).
See: http://www.lrl.state.tx.us/scanned/govdocs/Rick%20Perry/2013/press061013.pdf
By Governor Rick Perry
Publication Date: June 10, 2013
Open letter to Governor Rick Perry urging him to sign Tex. H.B. 5, 83rd Leg., R.S.
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By Texas Association for Meaningful Student Assessment et al.
Publication Date: June 3, 2013
Letter to Governor Rick Perry supporting the passage of House Bill 5 (end-of-course tests, STAAR tests).
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By Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment
Publication Date: May 1, 2013
Letter to the Texas House of Representatives opposing the passage of Tex. H.B. 5, 83rd Leg., R.S.
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By National Council of La Raza
Publication Date: March 22, 2013
Texas trying to scale back graduation requirements.
In Education Week
Publication Date: April 3, 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
New high school pathways emerging.
In Education Week
Publication Date: April 29, 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
A closer look at testing bills approved by the Legislature.
See: http://www.teachthevote.org/news/2013/05/28/a-closer-look-at-testing-bills-approved-by-the-legislature/
In Internet Resource
Publication Date: May 28, 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
It's a wrap.
In ATPE News (Association of Texas Professional Educators)
Publication Date: Summer 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
Thumbs up, thumbs down.
See: http://tcta.org/node/13590-tcta_s_review_of_key_legislators_actions_in_the_2013_session
In Classroom Teacher (Texas Classroom Teachers Association)
Publication Date: Summer 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
Seeds of change.
See: http://tcta.org/node/13586-hb_5_changes_testing_accountability_and_graduation_requirements
In Classroom Teacher (Texas Classroom Teachers Association)
Publication Date: Summer 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
A new era for Texas students and educators.
In ATPE News (Association of Texas Professional Educators)
Publication Date: Fall 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
A matter of engagement.
In Texas Lone Star (Texas Association of School Boards)
Publication Date: December 2013
Library Location: Periodicals
Computer science education: not just an elective anymore.
In Education Week
Publication Date: February 26, 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
Weighing the evidence.
In Texas Lone Star (Texas Association of School Boards)
Publication Date: May 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
New accountability system shows system weakness.
See: http://www.txbiz.org/external/wcpages/wcmedia/documents/20140515.pdf
In Texas Business Report
Publication Date: May 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
Responding to House Bill 5.
In Texas Lone Star (Texas Association of School Boards)
Publication Date: November 2014
Library Location: Periodicals
King's gambit.
In Texas Observer
Publication Date: September 2015
Library Location: Periodicals
Revisiting 'blue collar' jobs.
In Texas Lone Star (Texas Association of School Boards)
Publication Date: April 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
Ready Texas: gathering stakeholder input to guide research on new Texas high school graduation plans.
See: http://www.idra.org/IDRA_Newsletter/March_2016_College_Preparedness/Ready_Texas/
In IDRA Newsletter (Intercultural Development Research Association)
Publication Date: March 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
Implementation of new Texas graduation requirements needs further study.
In IDRA Newsletter (Intercultural Development Research Association)
Publication Date: May 2016
Library Location: Periodicals
Overcoming the storm.
See: http://www.texasbuilders.org/site/publisher/files/TXBuilder_NovDec17_FINAL.pdf#page=12
In Texas Builder
Publication Date: November/December 2017
Library Location: Periodicals
New directions: rethinking career and technical education.
See: http://www.atpe.org/en/News/ATPE-News-Archives/ATPE-News-Spring-2018/New-Directions-Rethinking-Career-and-Technical-Ed
In ATPE News (Association of Texas Professional Educators)
Publication Date: Spring 2018
Library Location: Periodicals
Rural districts take a 24 percent hit in Algebra II enrollment.
See: http://www.idra.org/resource-center/rural-districts-take-a-24-percent-hit-in-algebra-ii-enrollment-idra-ready-texas-study-examines-texas-hb5-graduation-requirements/
In IDRA Newsletter (Intercultural Development Research Association)
Publication Date: May 2018
Library Location: Periodicals
School counselors express concerns about college and career advising in Texas.
See: https://www.idra.org/resource-center/school-counselors-express-concerns-about-college-and-career-advising-in-texas/
In IDRA Newsletter (Intercultural Development Research Association)
Publication Date: May 2019
Library Location: Periodicals
Governor signs comprehensive education bill.
See: http://www.ttara.org/files/document/file-51cc9d52adb24.pdf
Publication Date: June 2013
House Bill 5 evaluation.
See: http://tea.texas.gov/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=25769823287&libID=25769823385
Publication Date: October 2015

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