The 84th session of the Texas State Legislature convened on Jan.
13, 2015, and will continue for 140 days. Many bills that have been introduced during this session have implications on the future of public education in the state of Texas. In addition, the budget that is passed during the session will shape state law and spending for the 2016-17 biennium. Action being taken during the legislative session can be tracked at: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/.