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July, 2022

202227jul10:00 am1:00 pmCommittee on Academic and Workforce Success (CAWS)10:00 am - 1:00 pm Event Type:Board Committee Meetings

Event Details

Public Testimony

The presiding chair shall designate whether public testimony will be taken at the beginning of the meeting, at the time the related item is taken up by the Board after staff has presented the item, or any other time as determined by the presiding chair. For procedures on testifying please go to

Agenda and Materials


Agenda item V-G: Consideration and possible action to adopt the report on the effectiveness of the Open Educational Resources Grant Program (General Appropriations Act, SB 1, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Rider 49) 
Agenda item V-H: Consideration and possible action to adopt the report on the Fiscal Year 2022 annual review of the Autism Grant Program 
Agenda item V-I: Consideration and possible action to adopt the report relating to the feasibility of establishing a religious studies program at Texas Southern University implementing Texas Education Code § 61.06695
Agenda Item V-O: Consideration and possible action to adopt new Board Rules 21.50 through 21.55, concerning the Texas First Early High School Completion Program, and new Board Rules 22.550 – 22.556, concerning the Texas First Scholarship Program. PPT

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(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm



1200 East Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78752


Begins upon adjournment of the IDEA Meeting, whichever occurs later.


Gun Notice

Texas Penal Code Section 46.035(c) states: “A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter.” Thus, no person can carry a handgun and enter the room or rooms where a meeting of the THECB is held if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code.

Please Note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing THECB, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code and THECB is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting

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