November 18, 2020 Committee of the Full Board Item 3
Legislative Recommendations for the 87th Texas Legislature
November 20, 2020
COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD: ACTION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: ACTION
SUMMARY: This item provides an opportunity for the board to make decisions on legislative recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102
PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION: None.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND JUSTIFICATION: In preparation for each legislative session, the board adopts recommendations for legislative action which are designed to improve the public education system of Texas. A handout compiling the board members' priority issues will be provided at the meeting.
FISCAL IMPACT: Fiscal implications will be determined based on actions taken with respect to the legislative recommendations.
PUBLIC AND STUDENT BENEFIT: If enacted, these legislative initiatives would help improve student performance.
MOTION TO BE CONSIDERED: The State Board of Education:
Approve the adoption of the board’s legislative recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature.
Staff Member Responsible:
Hunter Thompson, Director of Governmental Relations