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House Public Education Committee to Consider Staffing Notification Requirements, Mandatory Display of Religious Texts in Public Schools

Next week, the House Public Education Committee will consider several bills, including: HB 1281 by Rep. Jolanda Jones (D-Houston) would require school districts to notify families if a public school or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. Supported by Texas AFT. HB 2694 by Rep. Venton Jones (D-Dallas) would require...

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88th Texas Legislature: Good Bills of the Week

HB 1974 and SB 764 by Rep. Caroline Harris (R-Round Rock) and Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), respectively, would establish a statewide Imagination Library program in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library or a similar book distribution program to encourage children to develop a love of reading via monthly mailed books to children 5 years or younger. Parton has been a...

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