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Education Laws & Rules

The Texas Education Agency administers the laws and rules that govern education in the state. This page provides information on existing laws and rules, the process by which rules are adopted, and the enforcement of those rules.

Texas Education Code (outside source)
The Texas Education Code includes all laws and rules passed by the state legislature. It applies to most educational institutions that are supported in whole or part by state tax funds.

Texas Constitution and Statutes (outside source)
Searchable index of all state codes and the Texas Constitution.

Texas Education Agency - Administrative Rules  
This page provides information on State Board of Education (SBOE) and Commissioner of Education rulemaking, including links to the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), proposed and adopted rules, and rule review.  

Proposed SBOE Rules
This page provides links to all proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals approved for first reading by the State Board of Education (SBOE) and filed with the Texas Register.

Proposed Commissioner Rules
This page provides links to all proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals approved by the Commissioner of Education and filed with the Texas Register.

State Board for Educator Certification - Administrative Rules
This page provides information on State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) rulemaking, including links to the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), proposed and adopted rules, and rule review.

Proposed SBEC Rules
This page provides links to all proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals approved by the State Board for Educator Certification and filed with the Texas Register.

Legal Services
The Legal Services Division provides information and resources regarding legal issues that affect public education in Texas.

Special Education
Special Education in Texas is subject to a specific set of state and federal rules and regulations. This page includes information on special education laws dictated by federal law (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), State Board of Education rules, commissioner's rules, and state laws.

 

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