April 13, 2021 Committee of the Full Board

TUESDAY
April 13, 2021

1:00 p.m.

COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD – Room 1-104

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. Public Hearing on Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter C, High School, §§112.47-112.51

A public hearing before the State Board of Education (SBOE) is scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in the William B. Travis Building, Room 1-104. Testimony will be presented regarding proposed new 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter C, High School, §§112.47, Aquatic Science, Adopted 2021 (One Credit), 112.48, Astronomy, Adopted 2021 (One Credit), 112.49, Earth Science Systems, Adopted 2021 (One Credit), 112.50, Environmental Systems, Adopted 2021 (One Credit), and 112.51, Specialized Topics in Science, Adopted 2021 (One Credit). In accordance with SBOE operating procedures, oral testimony will be limited to two minutes per person. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102(c)(4); 28.002(a), (c), (j), and (n); and 28.025(a).

COMMITTEE – DISCUSSION
SBOE – NO ACTION

2. 
Public Hearing on Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter A, Elementary, §§112.2-112.7, and Subchapter B, Middle School, §§112.26-112.28

A public hearing before the State Board of Education (SBOE) is scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in the William B. Travis Building, Room 1-104. Testimony will be presented regarding proposed new 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter A, Elementary, §§112.2, Science, Kindergarten, Adopted 2021, 112.3, Science, Grade 1, Adopted 2021, 112.4, Science, Grade 2, Adopted 2021, 112.5, Science, Grade 3, Adopted 2021, 112.6, Science, Grade 4, Adopted 2021, and 112.7, Science, Grade 5, Adopted 2021, and Subchapter B, Middle School, §§112.26, Science, Grade 6, Adopted 2021, 112.27, Science, Grade 7, Adopted 2021, 112.28, Science, Grade 8, Adopted 2021. In accordance with SBOE operating procedures, oral testimony will be limited to two minutes per person. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c)(4); §28.002(a), (c), and (j).

COMMITTEE – DISCUSSION
SBOE – NO ACTION