Day: <span>June 20, 2017</span>

House Committee On Public Schooling

House Education CommitteeGitHub Training helps college students, lecturers, and schools entry the devices and occasions they should form the subsequent technology of software program enchancment. John Hennessy, a former Stanford University president and board member of Google and Cisco, sees promise within the flipped classroom mannequin , by which school college students eat data on-line, on their very personal, and sophistication time is devoted to discussions and interactive draw back-fixing.

SB 1569 now not contains highly troubling language in its authentic version that may have prohibited school employees from advocating for or in opposition to a political philosophy” or a matter of public interest.” However, ATPE notes that the bill still includes overly broad language aimed at stifling political involvement by public college employees, contractors, or board members.

SB eleven (Taylor, R-Friendswood): Would require a number of provisions supposed to increase college security, together with TEA-developed services requirements, mental health and substance use resources, security training, improved coordination with the Texas School Safety Middle, digital citizenship, threat assessment groups and menace reporting, and district-developed trauma-knowledgeable care insurance policies.

HB 3025 (Talarico, D-Spherical Rock): Would allow districts or schools to offer dad and mom with a facilitated assembly with the school counselor relating to accepting or declining a special education analysis on behalf of the scholar, ought to the parent dispute the referral.

Ken King (R-Canadian) laid out a newer version of SB 1455 in committee this morning, stating substantive changes to remove the parts of the bill that he believes constitute a virtual voucher while maintaining the increased accountability for virtual faculty providers.