TEA Committee of the Full Board - September 17, 2009

1. 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 at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=3958 or in the information section (yellow pages) of the agenda.

Item 1. Commissioner's Comments Regarding the SBOE Agenda

This item provides an opportunity for the board to be briefed on current agenda items.

COMMITTEE - DISCUSSION
SBOE - NO ACTION

[view discussion of item 1] 14 minutes 1 seconds

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2. Item 2. Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions (First Reading and Filing Authorization)

This item presents for first reading and filing authorization proposed revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions. The proposed revisions would amend an existing rule related to health education and add a new rule related to physical education consistent with recent legislation passed by the 81st Texas Legislature. Statutory authority for this action is Texas Education Code (TEC), 7.102 (c)(4), 28.002(d), (p), (p-2), (p-3), (p-4), and (r).

COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - ACTION

[view discussion of item 2] 18 minutes 27 seconds

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3. Item 3. Update on Social Studies Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Review

This item provides the opportunity for staff to present an update on the review of the social studies Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), for the board to hear invited testimony from appointed expert reviewers and representatives from TEKS review committees, and for the board to provide guidance regarding next steps in the social studies TEKS review process. Statutory authority for this action is Texas Education Code (TEC), 7.102(c)(4), 28.002, and 28.025.

COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - ACTION

Public Testimony

[view discussion of item 3] 56 minutes 34 seconds

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4. Item 3 Continued

Expert Testimony

[view discussion of item 4] 2 hours 27 minutes 6 seconds

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5. Item 3 Continued

Writers Group Testimony and Elementary School Presentation

[view discussion of item 5] 1 hours 53 minutes 13 seconds

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6. Item 3 Continued

Middle and High School Presentations

[view discussion of item 6] 2 hours 17 minutes 18 seconds

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7. Full Board Agenda continued on September 18th (Items 4-9) - please see 9/18 General Meeting agenda and video.






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