Topic: Profession

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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Bills to Watch: Texas House to Consider Your Paychecks, School Safety

Important Bills Heading to a House Vote In addition to the committee action next week, a few consequential bills further along in the legislative process will likely be considered on the floor of the House. HB 100 by Rep. Ken King (R-Canadian) is the comprehensive school finance bill. Texas AFT dissected this bill in the Hotline last week, noting its...

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