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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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 30, Administration, Subchapter BB, Commissioner of Education: Purchasing and Contracts, §30.2003, Auditing and Monitoring Performance for All Contracts, Including Assessment Instruments
(Publication in the February 10, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: February 10, 2017 - March 13, 2017)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §30.2003 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 53, Regional Education Service Centers, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules, §53.1001, Board of Directors

(Publication in the January 20, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 20, 2017 - February 21, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §53.1001 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 61, School Districts, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules on School Finance, §61.1011, Additional State Aid for Tax Reduction (ASATR)
(Publication in the October 21, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: October 21, 2016 - November 21, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §61.1011 (PDF)

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Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Commissioner's List of Electronic Instructional Materials; Subchapter BB, Commissioner's Rules Concerning State-Developed Open-Source Instructional Materials; Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Acceptable Condition of Public School Printed Instructional Materials, Electronic Instructional Materials, and Technological Equipment; and Subchapter DD, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Instructional Materials Allotment
(Publication in the January 20, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 20, 2017 - February 21, 2017)

Text of Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 66, Subchapters AA-DD (PDF)

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Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services, Division 2, Clarification of Provisions in Federal Regulations and State Law, and Division 7, Dispute Resolution

(Publication in the November 25, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: November 25, 2016 - December 27, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 89, Subchapter AA, Divisions 2 and 7 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 100, Charters, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Open-Enrollment Charter Schools, Division 1, General Provisions, §100.1010, Performance Frameworks

(Publication in the November 25, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: November 25, 2016 - December 27, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §100.1010 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 100, Charters, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Open-Enrollment Charter Schools, Division 2, Commissioner Action and Intervention, §100.1033, Charter Amendment
(Publication in the November 25, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: November 25, 2016 - December 27, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §100.1033 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 101, Assessment, Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Implementation of the Academic Content Areas Testing Program, Division 3, Security of Assessments, Required Test Administration Procedures and Training Activities, §101.3031, Required Test Administration Procedures and Training Activities to Ensure Validity, Reliability, and Security of Assessments

(Publication in the December 30, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 30, 2016 - January 30, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §101.3031 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 101, Assessment, Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Implementation of the Academic Content Areas Testing Program, Division 4, Performance Standards, §101.3041, Performance Standards
(Publication in the December 9, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 9, 2016 - January 9, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §101.3041 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 102, Educational Programs, Subchapter II, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Texas High Performance Schools Consortium, §102.1201, Texas High Performance Schools Consortium
(Publication in the February 10, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: February 10, 2017 - March 13, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §102.1201 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 103, Health and Safety, Subchapter DD, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Video Surveillance of Certain Special Education Settings, §103.1301, Video Surveillance of Certain Special Education Settings
(Publication in the November 25, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: November 25, 2016 - December 27, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §103.1301 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 109, Budgeting, Accounting, and Auditing, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Financial Accountability, §109.1001, Financial Accountability Ratings
(Publication in the January 20, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 20, 2017 - February 21, 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §109.1001 (PDF)

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