State Board of Education Rules - Texas Administrative Code

State Board of Education (SBOE) rules are part of a larger body of state agency rules known as the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). The Office of the Secretary of State collects and publishes these rules. SBOE rules are codified under Title 19, Part II, of the TAC. Title 19 is Education, and Part II is the Texas Education Agency. The SBOE may adopt new rules or amendments to or repeals of existing rules.

Use the following links to view SBOE rules that are currently in effect and rules the SBOE has recently updated.

Texas Administrative Code - Currently in Effect (last updated 03-01-17) (Chapter 33, Subchapter A)

Updates to the Texas Administrative Code (last updated 09-27-16)

NOTE: The Texas Education Agency makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this Internet site is secure; however, due to the limitations of Internet security, the rules published here are for information only and do not represent legal documentation.

SBOE Rules

The following links provide information on proposed SBOE rules, adopted SBOE rules that have not yet taken effect, and the procedures for individuals to petition for SBOE rule changes. 

Proposed Rules (last updated 03-01-17)

Adopted Rules - Not Yet Effective (last updated 03-01-17)

Procedures to Petition for Adoption of State Board of Education Rule Changes

SBOE Rule Review Plan

The following link provides information on the statutorily required review of SBOE rules for the 2013-2017 review cycle. 

 2013-2017 Rule Review Plan (last updated 02-16-17)

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