HB 3706

85(R) - 2017
House Public Education
Senate Education
House Public Education
Senate Education

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Eddie Lucio III


Eddie Lucio Jr.

Bill Caption

Relating to certain alternative education programs designed to address workforce development needs for at risk students.

Fiscal Notes

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

This bill would allow alternative education and dropout recovery programs to include internet based programs that will lead to job certification or a high school diploma.

Vote Recommendation Notes

HB 3706 would allow school districts to use non-traditional alternative education methods in order to educate at risk youth. This affirms our principle of limited government and personal responsibility; therefore we support this bill.

Organizations Supporting

National Federation of Independent Business
Texas Association of Business
Texas Association of Manufacturers
Texas Business Leadership Council
United Way