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Relating to a review by the State Board of Education of the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology and technology applications curriculums.
Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB963, Committee Report 1st House, Substituted: a negative impact of ($7,043,126) through the biennium ending August 31, 2021.
The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of funds to implement the provisions of the bill.
HB 963 would require the State Board of Education (SBOE) to conduct a review of the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology curriculum. This bill also requires the SBOE to consolidate technology application courses with career and technology courses and to eliminate duplicative courses.
Texas Action remains neutral on HB 963 because it does not impact our principles.