November 2017 Committee on Instruction

THURSDAY
November 9, 2017

9 a.m.

COMMITTEE ON INSTRUCTION - Room 1-100
Members: Sue Melton-Malone, chair; Geraldine Miller, vice chair; Donna Bahorich;
Erika Beltran; Georgina C. Pérez. A quorum of the State Board of Education may attend the committee meeting and discuss items on the committee agenda.


Public Testimony - Individual testimony will be taken at the time the related item comes up for committee discussion or action. The procedures for registering and taking public testimony at State Board of Education committee meetings and general board meetings are provided online.

1. Adoption of Review of 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements
(Adoption of Review)

Texas Government Code, §2001.039, establishes a four-year rule review cycle for all state agency rules, including State Board of Education (SBOE) rules. This item presents the adoption of the review of 19 TAC Chapter 74. The rules being reviewed provide for curriculum requirements for school districts, outline graduation requirements, and include other provisions that relate to curriculum requirements. Statutory authority for the rule review is Texas Government Code, §2001.039. Statutory authority for 19 TAC Chapter 74 is Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102; 28.002, as amended by House Bill (HB) 3593, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017; 28.008; 28.023, as amended by HB 789, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017; 28.025, as amended by HB 3593, Senate Bill (SB) 30, SB 463, SB 671, and SB 826, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017; 28.053; 28.054; 29.907; 38.003, as amended by HB 1886, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017; and 33.081.

COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - CONSENT

2. Proposed Repeal of 19 TAC Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter D, Other Science Courses, §112.71, Principles of Technology (One Physics Credit), and §112.72, Other Courses for Which Students May Receive Science Credit
(Second Reading and Final Adoption)
 

This item presents for second reading and final adoption the proposed repeal of 19 TAC Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter D, Other Science Courses, §112.71, Principles of Technology (One Physics Credit), and §112.72, Other Courses for Which Students May Receive Science Credit. The proposed repeal would remove rules that are duplicative of other State Board of Education (SBOE) rules and are no longer necessary. No changes are recommended since approved for first reading. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102, 28.002, and 28.025, as amended by House Bill (HB) 3593 and Senate Bill (SB) 826, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017.

COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - ACTION

3. Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 130, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career and Technical Education, Subchapter C, Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, §130.121, Extended Practicum in Fashion Design (Two to Three Credits), Adopted 2015
(Second Reading and Final Adoption)

This item presents for second reading and final adoption a proposed amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 130, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career and Technical Education, Subchapter C, Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, §130.121, Extended Practicum in Fashion Design (Two to Three Credits), Adopted 2015. The proposed amendment would change the amount of credit offered for the course to be consistent with other extended practicum courses. No changes are recommended since approved for first reading. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102, 28.002, and 28.025, as amended by House Bill (HB) 3593 and Senate Bill (SB) 826, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017.

COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - ACTION