Jan-Feb 2018 Committee on Instruction

THURSDAY
February 1, 2018

9 a.m.

COMMITTEE ON INSTRUCTION - Room 1-100
Members: Sue Melton-Malone, chair; Geraldine Miller, vice chair; Donna Bahorich;
Erika Beltran; Georgina C. Pérez. A quorum of the State Board of Education may attend the committee meeting and discuss items on the committee agenda.

Public Testimony - Individual testimony will be taken at the time the related item comes up for committee discussion or action. The procedures for registering and taking public testimony at State Board of Education committee meetings and general board meetings are provided online.

1. Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter A, Required Curriculum, §74.5, Academic Achievement Record (Transcript)
(First Reading and Filing Authorization)

This item presents for first reading and filing authorization proposed amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter A, Required Curriculum, §74.5, Academic Achievement Record (Transcript), to update the rule to align with recent changes to graduation and instructional requirements. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§7.102(c)(13), 28.0023, and 28.025, as amended by Senate Bill (SB) 30, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017.

COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - ACTION

2. Review of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations

Texas Government Code, §2001.039, establishes a four-year rule review cycle for all state agency rules, including State Board of Education (SBOE) rules. This item presents the review of SBOE rules in 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapters A, C, and D. The rules being reviewed relate to gifted/talented education, Texas certificate of high school equivalency, and special education services and settings. The statutory authority for the rule review is the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The statutory authority for 19 TAC Chapter 89, Subchapter A, is Texas Education Code (TEC), §29.122 and §42.156(b); for Subchapter C, the TEC, §7.111; and for Subchapter D, the TEC, §§30.003(d) and (g), 30.004(b), and 42.151(e) and (g).

COMMITTEE - DISCUSSION
SBOE - NO ACTION

3. Discussion of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions, §74.24, Credit by Examination

This item provides the opportunity for the committee to discuss proposed amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions, §74.24, Credit by Examination, to amend the provisions related to test development and validation. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c)(12) and §28.023, as amended by House Bill (HB) 789, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017.

COMMITTEE - DISCUSSION
SBOE - NO ACTION

4. Discussion of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions, §74.28, Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders

This item provides the opportunity for the board to discuss proposed amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter C, Other Provisions, §74.28, Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders, to update the rule and align the rule with recent legislative changes. Statutory authority is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c)(28) and §38.003, as amended by House Bill (HB) 1886, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017.

COMMITTEE - DISCUSSION
SBOE - NO ACTION