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.texas.gov. Please specify in your message the rules to which your comments apply.

The SBOE agenda provides detailed information on these rules.

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter C, High School, §111.48, Algebraic Reasoning, Adopted 2015 (One Credit)

Summary: The proposal would add Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for a new high school advanced mathematics course for implementation in the 2015-2016 school year.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: February 2015 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the March 13, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: April 2015 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §111.48 (PDF)

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Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 112, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science, Subchapter D, Other Science Courses

Summary: The proposal would update the course titles for International Baccalaureate (IB) science courses to align with other foundation subject area IB courses.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: February 2015 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the March 13, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: April 2015 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 112, Subchapter D (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 127, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career Development

Summary: The proposal would add new Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for middle school and high school career development courses for implementation in the 2017-2018 school year.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: February 2015 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the March 13, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: April 2015 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 127, Subchapter A (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 127, Subchapter B (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career and Technical Education

Summary: The proposal would add new Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for high school career and technical education courses for Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications; Business Management and Administration; Education and Training; Finance; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services; Manufacturing; and Marketing for implementation in the 2017-2018 school year.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: February 2015 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the March 13, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: April 2015 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter C (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter D (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter E (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter F (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter I (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter J (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter M (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 130, Subchapter N (PDF)

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