NFL: Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys on 105.3 The Fan | Online UpdatesLocal Picks | Pick'em To Win | Cowboys News

Local

Senate Education Panel Mulls String Of Bills

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

453641528 10 Senate Education Panel Mulls String Of BillsAdorbale Baby Animals To Put A Smile On Your Face

christmas on kluv dl Senate Education Panel Mulls String Of BillsListen To Christmas Music

180648074 8 Senate Education Panel Mulls String Of BillsFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now II

452359780 10 Senate Education Panel Mulls String Of BillsMissing Summer?

cowb thumb Senate Education Panel Mulls String Of BillsCowboys Cheerleaders

AUSTIN (AP) - The Senate Education Committee is set to discuss a string bills including a controversial proposal to lift the cap on the number of licenses issued to operate charter schools statewide.

Sen. Dan Patrick chairs the committee and wants to do away with the current maximum of 215 charter school licenses allowed in Texas.

The Houston Republican also is pushing for a special charter school governing board to handle a flood of new charter requests expected if the cap is lifted.

During its meeting Thursday, the committee may also again take up a separate Patrick proposal providing state-funded training to teachers for classroom gunfights.

The firearms training bill would apply to charter schools and public schools that don’t already employ armed guards. Two employees on each campus could take the class.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

MOST VIEWED GALLERIES