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 61, School Districts, Subchapter II, Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Allotment
(Publication in the January 15, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 15, 2016 - February 16, 2016)

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

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 62, Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Equalized Wealth Level, §62.1071, Manual for Districts Subject to Wealth Equalization
(Publication in the October 23, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: October 23, 2015 - November 23, 2015)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §62.1071 (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter BB, Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Graduation, §74.1025, Individual Graduation Committee Review
(Publication in the December 4, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 4, 2015 - January 4, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §74.1025 (PDF)

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Proposed Repeal of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Adult and Community Education, §89.1301, Service Provider Contracts for Adult Education Programs
(Publication in the December 18, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 18, 2015 - January 19, 2016)

Text of Proposed Repeal of 19 TAC §89.1301 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 97, Planning and Accountability, Subchapter EE, Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions, §97.1073, Appointment of Monitor, Conservator, or Board of Managers
(Publication in the December 25, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 25, 2015 - January 25, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §97.1073 (PDF)

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 101, Assessment, Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Implementation of the Academic Content Areas Testing Program, Division 3, Security of Assessments, Required Test Administration Procedures and Training Activities, §101.3031, Required Test Administration Procedures and Training Activities to Ensure Validity, Reliability, and Security of Assessments
(Publication in the December 25, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 25, 2015 - January 25, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §101.3031 (PDF)

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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 102, Educational Programs, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Early Childhood Education Programs, §102.1003, High-Quality Prekindergarten Grant Program
(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 §102.1003 (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 Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 129, Student Attendance, Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules, §129.1029, Optional Flexible Year Program
(Publication in the January 15, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 15, 2016 - February 16, 2016)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §129.1029 (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 AA, Teacher Appraisal
(Publication in the December 11, 2015 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: December 11, 2015 - January 11, 2016)

Text of Proposed Repeal of 19 TAC Chapter 150, Subchapter AA (PDF)
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Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 153, School District Personnel, Subchapter BB, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Professional Development, §153.1013, Suicide Prevention Training
(Publication in the January 15, 2016 issue of the Texas Register)
(Public Comment Period: January 15, 2016 - February 16, 2016)

Text of Proposed New 19 TAC §153.1013 (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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