Statutes related to Hearings Conducted by Independent Hearing Examiner

General Information for hearings before Hearing Examiner: Tex. Educ. Code, Subchapter F §21.251.

Request for Hearing deadline:  Tex. Educ. Code §21.253

Assignment of Hearing Examiner:  Tex. Educ. Code §21.254

Conduct of hearings before Hearing Examiners:  Tex. Educ. Code §21.256

Recommendation deadline:  Tex. Educ. Code §21.257

School Board meeting following Hearing Examiner recommendation:  Tex. Educ. Code §21.258 & Tex. Educ. Code §21.259

Appeals to the Commissioner of Education:  Tex. Educ. Code §21.301

Certification criteria for Independent Hearing Examiners:  Tex. Admin. Code §157.41 & Tex. Educ. Code §21.252

Contact Information

For questions, please contact Christina Eischens, Office of the General Counsel, Division of Hearings and Appeals at or (512) 463-0489.