Proposed Commissioner of Education Rules

All proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals being considered by the commissioner of education are available here. You may submit public comments on proposed rules electronically to rules@tea.texas.gov. Please specify in your message the rule actions to which your comments apply. Please note the specific public comment period established for each rule proposal.

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Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 62, Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Equalized Wealth Level, §62.1071, Manual for Districts Subject to Wealth Equalization
(Publication in the April 21, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: April 21, 2017 - May 22, 2017)

Text of Amendment to 19 TAC §62.1071 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 97, Planning and Accountability, Subchapter AA, Accountability and Performance Monitoring, §97.1005, Performance-Based Monitoring Analysis System
(Publication in the June 2, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: June 2, 2017 - July 3, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §97.1005 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 150, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Educator Appraisal, Subchapter AA, Teacher Appraisal, §150.1001, General Provisions
(Publication in the July 7, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: July 7, 2017 - August 7, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §150.1001 (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 151, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Passing Standards for Educator Certification Examinations, §151.1001, Passing Standards

Summary: The proposed new rule would implement the requirements of the Texas Education Code, §21.048(a), for the commissioner to determine the satisfactory level of performance required for each certification examination.

(Publication in the June 30, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: June 30, 2017 - July 31, 2017)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §151.1001 (PDF)

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