August 30, 2022 Committee of the Full Board

TUESDAY
August 30, 2022

9:00 a.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. Update on Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Review

This item provides the opportunity for staff to present an update on the review of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and for the board to provide additional guidance to TEKS review work groups, as necessary. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102(c)(4); 28.002(a), and (c), and 28.025(a).

COMMITTEE – ACTION
SBOE – ACTION

2. Discussion of 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions, §74.33, Additional Requirements for Social Studies Classes for Grades 3 - 12

This item provides the opportunity for the board to discuss possible amendments to 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions, §74.33, Additional Requirements for Social Studies Classes for Grades 3 - 12. This item would allow the board to determine if updates to the current rule are needed. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c)(4) and §29.907.

COMMITTEE – DISCUSSION
SBOE – NO ACTION

3. Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter C, High School, §112.41, Implementation of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, High School, Adopted 2020
(First Reading and Filing Authorization)

This item presents for first reading and filing authorization a proposed amendment to 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter C, High School, §112.41, Implementation of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, High School, Adopted 2020. The proposed amendment would update the rule to move the implementation year for the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Physics and Chemistry, and Physics to the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year to align with the instructional materials timeline. The proposed amendment would also align with the implementation timeline for the Kindergarten-Grade 8 science TEKS and the TEKS for all other high school science courses. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102(c)(4); 28.002(a) and (c); and 28.025(a).

COMMITTEE – ACTION
SBOE – CONSENT

4. Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, Subchapter C, Local Operations, §66.105, Certification by School Districts
(Second Reading and Final Adoption)

This item presents for second reading and final adoption a proposed amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, Subchapter C, Local Operations, §66.105, Certification by School Districts. The proposed amendment would update the rules related to local operations and certification requirements from school districts. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102, 31.003, 31.004, 31.005, 31.0211, and 31.101; SB 1, Article III, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2021; and 47 USC §254(h)(5)(B) and (C).

COMMITTEE – ACTION
SBOE – ACTION