2013-2017 Commissioner of Education Rule Review Plan Listed by Chapter

Texas Government Code, §2001.039, establishes a four-year rule review cycle for all state agency rules, including commissioner of education rules. The rule review is designed to ensure that "the reason for adopting or readopting the rule continues to exist."

The following chart shows the 2013-2017 commissioner of education rule review plan sorted by chapter number. The rule review plan sorted by beginning review date is also available.

Chapter Title

Subchapter Title

Topic

Begin Review

Review Complete

Chapter 30. Administration

Subchapter AA. Commissioner of Education: General Provisions 

Subchapter BB. Commissioner of Education: Purchasing and Contracts 

Administration

November 2016

 

Chapter 53. Regional Education Service Centers

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules 

Administration

March 2015

 

Chapter 61. School Districts

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules on School Finance

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules on Reporting Requirements

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning School Facilities

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Missing Child Prevention and Identification Programs

Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Subchapter FF. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Diplomas for Certain Veterans

Subchapter GG. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Counseling Public School Students

Subchapter HH. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Classroom Supply Reimbursement Program

Subchapter II. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Allotment

Subchapter JJ. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Automatic College Admission

Administration

April 2014

September 2014

Chapter 62. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Equalized Wealth Level

Finance

September 2014

 

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

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Instructional Materials Allotment

Instructional Materials

November 2015

 

Chapter 70. Technology-Based Instruction

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Instruction

February 2017

 

Chapter 74. Curriculum Requirements

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules on College Readiness

Curriculum

September 2013

March 2014

Chapter 75. Curriculum

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Driver Education Standards of Operation for Public Schools, Education Service Centers, and Colleges or Universities 

Driver Education

January 2015

 

Chapter 75. Curriculum

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Provisions for Career and Technical Education 

Curriculum

January 2015

 

Chapter 76. Extracurricular Activities

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules 

Curriculum

January 2015

 

Chapter 89. Adaptations for Special Populations

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Language Learners

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Equivalency Programs

Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Communities In Schools Program

Subchapter GG. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Dropout Prevention Strategies

Subchapter HH. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Education in a Juvenile Residential Facility

Special Populations

January 2014

September 2014

Chapter 95. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Education Research Centers

 

Initiatives

December 2015

 

Chapter 97. Planning and Accountability

Subchapter AA. Accountability and Performance Monitoring

Subchapter BB. Memoranda of Understanding

Subchapter DD. Investigative Reports, Sanctions, and Record Reviews

Subchapter EE. Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions

Subchapter FF. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Job Corps Diploma Program

Accountability

July 2015

 

Chapter 100. Charters

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Open-Enrollment Charter Schools

Charter Schools

January 2016

 

Chapter 101. Assessment

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Participation of English Language Learners in State Assessments

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Grade Advancement and Accelerated Instruction

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Implementation of the Academic Content Areas Testing Program

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Alternative Exit-Level Assessments

Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Statewide Testing Calendar and UIL Participation

Subchapter FF. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Diagnostic Assessment

Assessment

January 2017

 

Chapter 102. Educational Programs

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Early Childhood Education Programs

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Master Teacher Grant Programs

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Coordinated Health Programs

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Texas Accelerated Science Achievement Program Grant

Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Pilot Programs

Subchapter FF. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Educator Award Programs

Subchapter GG. Commissioner's Rules Concerning College and Career Readiness School Models

Subchapter HH. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies

Subchapter II. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

Initiatives

April 2015

 

Chapter 103. Health and Safety

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Physical Fitness

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning General Provisions for Health and Safety

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Safe Schools

Health and Safety

December 2015

 

Chapter 105. Foundation School Program

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Optional Extended Year Program

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Severance Payments

Finance

November 2013

February 2014

Chapter 109. Budgeting, Accounting, and Auditing

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Financial Accountability

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Financial Exigency

Finance

April 2014

August 2014

Chapter 129. Student Attendance

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules

Finance

January 2016

 

Chapter 150. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Educator Appraisal

Subchapter AA. Teacher Appraisal 

Subchapter BB. Administrator Appraisal

Personnel

November 2014

 

Chapter 153. School District Personnel

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning School District Personnel Duties and Benefits 

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Professional Development 

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules on Creditable Years of Service 

Subchapter DD. Criminal History Record Information Review 

Personnel

November 2014

 

Chapter 157. Hearings and Appeals

Subchapter AA. General Provisions for Hearings Before the Commissioner of Education

Subchapter BB. Specific Appeals to the Commissioner

Subchapter CC. Hearings of Appeals Arising Under Federal Law and Regulations

Subchapter DD. Hearings Conducted by Independent Hearing Examiners

Subchapter EE. Review by State Office of Administrative Hearings: Certain Accreditation Sanctions

Administration

September 2015

 

Chapter 161. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Advisory Committees

Administration

September 2014

 

Chapter 176. Driver Training Schools

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules on Minimum Standards for Operation of Licensed Texas Driver Education Schools 

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules on Minimum Standards for Operation of Licensed Texas Driving Safety Schools and Course Providers 

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules on Minimum Standards for Operation of Texas Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Programs 

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules on Hearings Held Under the Texas Education Code, Chapter 1001 

Driver Education

September 2015

 

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