State Board of Education Agenda

OFFICIAL AGENDA AND MATERIALS

State Board of Education
William B. Travis Building, Room 1-104
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas


March 30, 2015
8 a.m.


Public testimony is not taken on Ad Hoc Committee items.

1. Process for Developing a Long-Range Plan for Public Education and Authorization to Issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an Outside Facilitator
(Action)

The Ad Hoc Committee on the Long-Range Plan for Public Education will continue to develop the process the State Board of Education (SBOE) will use as it creates a long-range plan for Texas public education. It may consider the development or adoption of a request for qualifications (RFQ) to be used to hire an outside facilitator to coordinate the development of the long-range plan. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c).

March 30, 2015
10 a.m.


Public testimony is not taken on Work Session items.

1. Work Session on Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Review and Instructional Materials Adoption Cycle
(Discussion)

This item provides an opportunity for the board to discuss the schedule for review and revision of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the review and adoption cycle for instructional materials aligned to revised TEKS. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102(c)(4), 28.002, 28.025, and 31.003.