Emergency Commissioner of Education Rules

The Texas Education Agency has filed the following rule actions with the Texas Register on an emergency basis as authorized under Texas Government Code, §2001.034.

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Emergency New 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter CC, Commissioner's Rules Concerning Universal Screening for Dyslexia and Related Disorders, §74.1101, Dyslexia Screening Requirements for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 School Years
Summary: The new section implements the requirements of Governor Abbott's waiver of Texas Education Code, §38.003(a), to screen each student in Kindergarten for dyslexia and related disorders at the end of the school year.
Effective Date of Emergency Rule: September 23, 2020
Publication in the Texas Register: October 2, 2020




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