Chapter 61. School Districts
Subchapter JJ. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Automatic College Admission


§61.1201. Notification of Automatic College Admission.

(a)  In accordance with the Texas Education Code (TEC), 28.026, a school district shall provide each student, at the time the student first registers for one or more classes required for high school graduation, with a written notification of the substance of the TEC, 51.803, concerning automatic college admission.

(b)  Not later than the 14th day after the last day of classes for the fall semester or an equivalent date in the case of a school operated on a year-round system, a school district shall provide each eligible senior student under the TEC, 51.803, and each student enrolled in the junior year of high school who has a grade point average in the top ten percent of the student's high school class, and the student's parent or guardian, with a written notification of the student's eligibility for automatic college admission. The written notification shall provide a detailed explanation in plain language of the substance of the TEC, 51.803, using the form developed by the Texas Education Agency.

(1)  The notification form to be used by school districts is provided in this paragraph entitled "Notification of Eligibility for Automatic College Admission."

Figure: 19 TAC 61.1201(b)(1)

(2)  A school district shall obtain written acknowledgement of receipt of the notification from each eligible student and the student's parent or guardian.

Statutory Authority: The provisions of this 61.1201 issued under the Texas Education Code, 28.026.

Source: The provisions of this 61.1201 adopted to be effective May 9, 2010, 35 TexReg 3495.


Last updated: May 10, 2010

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