Bill

SB 560

87(R) - 2021
Senate Education
Senate Education
Education

Companion Bill

HB 2258

Contact the Author

Eddie Lucio Jr.

Phone:

512-463-0127

Capitol Office:

3S.5

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Eddie Lucio Jr.

Co-Author(s)

C├ęsar J Blanco

Bill Caption

Relating to developing a strategic plan for the improvement and expansion of high-quality bilingual education.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

SB 560 would require the Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Workforce Commission, to develop a strategic plan that sets tangible goals and establishes timelines to increase the number of educators certified in bilingual education and other similar priorities to improve the quality bilingual instruction. This plan would be submitted to the legislature no later than December 1, 2022.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action is neutral toward SB 560.

Contact the Author

Eddie Lucio Jr.

Phone:

512-463-0127

Capitol Office:

3S.5

Email: