November 2022 Committee of the Full Board Item 2
Legislative Recommendations for the 88th Texas Legislature
November 18, 2022
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 88th Texas Legislature.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102.
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.
TEC, §7.102 permits the State Board of Education to perform those duties relating to school districts or regional education service centers assigned to the board by the Texas constitution or by provision of the education code. This section outlines the powers and duties provided to the board, which must be carried out with the advice and assistance of the commissioner of education.
The full text of statutory citations can be found in the statutory authority section of this agenda.
MOTION TO BE CONSIDERED: The State Board of Education:
Approve the board’s legislative recommendations to the 88th Texas Legislature.
Staff Member Responsible:
Hunter Thompson, Director, Governmental Relations