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 Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter A, Required Curriculum, §74.3, Description of a Required Secondary Curriculum

Summary: The proposed amendment would update the rule to add the newly adopted Personal Financial Literacy course to the list of courses a school district is required to offer at the high school level.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: July 2016 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the August 12, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: September 2016 SBOE meeting)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §74.3 (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 proposed revisions would update course titles for Advanced Placement (AP) courses, modify the amount of credit that could be earned for these courses, and add new AP Physics courses to align with courses recently revised by the College Board.

(First Reading and Filing Authorization: July 2016 SBOE meeting)
(Publication in the August 12, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption: September 2016 SBOE meeting)

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

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