Proposed State Board of Education Rules

 

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 are available here. You may submit public comments on proposed rules electronically to rules@tea.state.tx.us. Please specify in your message the rules to which your comments apply.

The SBOE agenda provides detailed information on these rules.

Rule text is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, available on the Adobe website, to access PDF files.

Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 33, Statement of Investment Objectives, Policies, and Guidelines of the Texas Permanent School Fund, Subchapter A, State Board of Education Rules, §33.65, Bond Guarantee Program for School Districts

Summary: The proposed amendment would add a definition of bond to the rule to define more precisely the types of debt that are eligible for guarantee. The proposed amendment would also modify the rule to require that each issuance of bonds approved for the guarantee be approved by the attorney general. In addition, the proposed amendment would add a definition of nationally recognized investment rating firm to provide consistency with the charter school bond guarantee rules.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §33.65 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 33, Statement of Investment Objectives, Policies, and Guidelines of the Texas Permanent School Fund, Subchapter A, State Board of Education Rules, §33.67, Bond Guarantee Program for Charter Schools

Summary: The proposed amendment would add a definition of bond to the rule to define more precisely the types of debt that are eligible for guarantee. The proposed amendment would also add a definition of nationally recognized investment rating firm. In addition, the proposed amendment would modify the rule to require that each issuance of bonds approved for the guarantee be approved by the attorney general. Finally, the proposed amendment would clarify language regarding the treatment of charter schools that apply for the guarantee within 12 months of the date that their charter is due to expire.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §33.67 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter D, Special Education Services and Settings, §89.63, Instructional Arrangements and Settings

Summary: The proposed amendment would address the mainstream, homebound, off-home campus, and vocational adjustment class/program instructional arrangements.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §89.63 (PDF)

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Proposed Repeal of 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter A, Elementary, §§111.11-111.17, and Subchapter B, Middle School, §§111.21-111.24, and Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter A, Elementary, §111.1, and Subchapter B, Middle School, §111.25

Summary: The proposed repeal would remove the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Kindergarten-Grade 8 mathematics, and related implementation language, that were superseded by 19 TAC §§111.1-111.7 and 111.25-111.28 of this chapter beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. The proposed amendments would remove references to rules that would be repealed.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of 19 TAC Chapter 111, Subchapter A, §§111.11-111.17, and Subchapter B, §§111.21-111.24, to be repealed
Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 111, Subchapters A and B (PDF)

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Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 113, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies, Subchapter D, Other Social Studies Courses

Summary: The proposed amendments would amend existing rules to require that Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses address the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, as applicable.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 113, Subchapter D (PDF)

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Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 114, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English, Subchapter A, Elementary, Subchapter B, Middle School, and Subchapter D, Other Languages Other Than English Courses

Summary: The proposed amendments would change the implementation of the recently revised Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for languages other than English to the 2017-2018 school year.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 114, Subchapters A, B, and D (PDF)

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Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 114, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English, Subchapter C, High School

Summary: The proposed rule actions would add new Texas essential knowledge and skills (TEKS) for classical languages for implementation in the 2016-2017 school year.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: July 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the August 15, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: September 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 114, Subchapter C (PDF) 

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 129, Student Attendance, Subchapter B, Student Attendance Accounting, §129.21, Requirements for Student Attendance Accounting for State Funding Purposes

Summary: The proposed amendment would update statutory references in the rule text to reflect changes from the 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2013.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: September 2014 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the October 17, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: November 2014 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §129.21 (PDF)

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