Who filed report: Joel Zielke
Bill Number: HB 28
Bill Title: Grants For Educator Professional Learning
Bill Grade: C
Bill Sponsors: Last, Bradley G
This bill allocates $30M from the education budget to provide grants for educator professional learning. It also allows the UT state board of education to create a proposal for a statewide digital teaching and learning program.
Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Anti-Local Control
How?: This bill allows the state board to create a "master plan" for digital teaching statewide (Line 85)
Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Decreases Parental Rights
How?: In this bill, the state board does not need to include the input of parents in the drafting of the digital teaching "master plan".
Does it help/hurt children?: Neither
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