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 61, School Districts, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules on School Finance, §61.1013, Foundation School Program Funding for Reimbursement of Disaster Remediation Costs, and §61.1014, Credit Against Recapture for Reimbursement of Disaster Remediation Costs
(Publication in the August 19, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: August 19, 2016 - September 19, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §61.1013 and §61.1014 (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 61, School Districts, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules on School Finance, §61.1020, Excess Funds for Video Surveillance of Special Education Settings
(Publication in the June 24, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: June 24, 2016 - July 25, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §61.1020 (PDF)

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Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 61, School Districts, Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning School Facilities
(Publication in the September 23, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: September 23, 2016 - October 24, 2016)

Text of Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 61, Subchapter CC (PDF)

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Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 97, Planning and Accountability, Subchapter EE, Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions
(Publication in the April 29, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: April 29, 2016 - May 31, 2016)

Text of Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 97, Subchapter EE (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 129, Student Attendance, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules, §129.1025, Adoption by Reference: Student Attendance Accounting Handbook
(Publication in the September 16, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: September 16, 2016 - October 17, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §129.1025 (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 129, Student Attendance, Subchapter BB, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Truancy Prevention Measures and Sanctions
(Publication in the September 16, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: September 16, 2016 - October 17, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 129, Subchapter BB (PDF)

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