CSCOPE PUBLIC HEARING — TEX. STATE BD. OF ED. — SEPT. 13, 1:00 P. M. — 8.24.13

Aug 25, 2013 by

public hearingNotice of Texas State Board of Education Public Hearing on CSCOPE

 

CSCOPE Ad Hoc Committee is set to have a public hearing on – Sept 13

Please see the notice below from the SBOE Ad Hoc Review Committee

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON CSCOPE

As a part of the CSCOPE Social Studies lesson plans review by the SBOE Ad Hoc Review Committee, a public hearing will be held on Friday, September 13, 2013 beginning at 1:00 p.m. in Room 1-111 of the William Travis Building, 1701 North Congress in Austin, Texas. Testimony from the public will be heard by the Ad Hoc Review Committee and any State Board of Education members who choose to attend.

As the Ad Hoc Review Committee is specifically charged with implementing a process by which the CSCOPE Social Studies lesson plans are being reviewed, those who plan on testifying are asked to limit their comments to specific recommendations pertaining to identified CSCOPE Social Studies lessons as they appear at either mycscope.us (until August 31, 2013) or thereafter, at texastribune.org/interactive/search-cscope-lesson-plans/.

Due to the large number of testifiers anticipated, a time limit of 3 minutes per speaker will be strictly enforced. Interested persons may register to testify at the Texas Education Agency website by following the link to the State Board of Education and the link to Registering for Public Testimony. Written testimony will also be received by the Committee.

 

***Here is a link to the Texas Education Agency website where it explains Public Testimony Registration Instructions and Procedures:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/Communications/State_Board_of_Education/Public_Testimony_Registration_Instructions_and_Procedures/

 

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“CSCOPE is a curriculum management system created by Texas Education Service Centers with assistance from content experts. It is now used in 875 public school districts, charter schools and private schools in Texas, which educate 34 percent of the state’s total student population…Neither the State Board of Education nor the Texas Education Agency were involved in the development of CSCOPE —  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/Communications/CSCOPE/CSCOPE_Ad_Hoc_Committee/

CSCOPE was developed by Texas Education Service Centers (ESC’s) and a team of content experts… http://www4.esc13.net/cscope/

 

 

Donna Garner

Wgarner1@hot.rr.com

 

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