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 Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 61, School Districts, Subchapter BB, Commissioner's Rules on Reporting Requirements, §61.1027, Report on the Number of Disadvantaged Students
(Publication in the January 1, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 1, 2016 - February 1, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §61.1027 (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 101, Assessment, Subchapter FF, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Diagnostic Assessment, §101.6001, Texas Middle School Diagnostic Reading Assessment
(Publication in the April 29, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: April 29, 2016 - May 31, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §101.6001 (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 102, Educational Programs, Subchapter JJ, Innovation District  
(Publication in the April 1, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: April 1, 2016 - May 2, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 102, Subchapter JJ (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 103, Health and Safety, Subchapter DD, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Video Surveillance of Certain Special Education Settings, §103.1301, Video Surveillance of Certain Special Education Settings
(Publication in the April 8, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: April 8, 2016 - May 9, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §103.1301 (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 February 5, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: February 5, 2016 - March 7, 2016)

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

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 129, Student Attendance, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules, §129.1031, Reporting Off-Campus Programs
(Publication in the February 5, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: February 5, 2016 - March 7, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §129.1031 (PDF)

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Proposed Repeal of and New 19 TAC Chapter 150, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Educator Appraisal, Subchapter BB, Administrator Appraisal
(Publication in the March 4, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: March 4, 2016 - April 4, 2016)

Text of Proposed Repeal of 19 TAC Chapter 150, Subchapter BB (PDF)
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 150, Subchapter BB (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 157, Hearings and Appeals, Subchapter EE, Informal Review, Formal Review, and Review by State Office of Administrative Hearings, Division 1, Informal Review, §157.1123, Informal Review
(Publication in the January 15, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 15, 2016 - February 16, 2016)
NOTE: The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §157.1123 published in the Texas Register indicates the public comment period as ending February 15, 2016. However, a correction has been filed with the Texas Register to indicate the correct end date of February 16, 2016, for the comment period.

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §157.1123 (PDF)

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