Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 19, Part II
Chapter 89. Adaptations for Special Populations

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Subchapter A. Gifted/Talented Education

Section 89.1 89.1. Student Assessment.
Section 89.2 89.2. Professional Development.
Section 89.3 89.3. Student Services.
Section 89.5 89.5. Program Accountability.

Subchapter B. [reserved for future use]

Subchapter C. Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency

Section 89.41 89.41. Policy.
Section 89.42 89.42. Official Testing Centers.
Section 89.43 89.43. Eligibility for a Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency.
Section 89.44 89.44. Identification.
Section 89.45 89.45. Retesting.
Section 89.46 89.46. Accommodations.
Section 89.47 89.47. Issuance of the Certificate.

Subchapter D. Special Education Services and Settings

Section 89.61 89.61. Contracting for Residential Educational Placements for Students with Disabilities.
Section 89.62 89.62. Support of Students Enrolled in the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Texas School for the Deaf.
Section 89.63 89.63. Instructional Arrangements and Settings.

Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 1. General Provisions

Section 89.1001 89.1001. Scope and Applicability.
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 2. Clarification of Provisions in Federal Regulations and State Law
Section 89.1011 89.1011. Referral for Full and Individual Initial Evaluation.
Section 89.1015 89.1015. Time Line for All Notices.
Section 89.1035 89.1035. Age Ranges for Student Eligibility.
Section 89.1040 89.1040. Eligibility Criteria.
Section 89.1045 89.1045. Notice to Parents for Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee Meetings.
Section 89.1047 89.1047. Procedures for Surrogate and Foster Parents.
Section 89.1049 89.1049. Parental Rights Regarding Adult Students.
Section 89.1050 89.1050. The Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee.
Section 89.1052 89.1052. Discretionary Placements in Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Programs (JJAEP).
Section 89.1053 89.1053. Procedures for Use of Restraint and Time-Out.
Section 89.1055 89.1055. Content of the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Section 89.1056 89.1056. Transfer of Assistive Technology Devices.
Section 89.1065 89.1065. Extended School Year Services (ESY Services).
Section 89.1070 89.1070. Graduation Requirements.
Section 89.1075 89.1075. General Program Requirements and Local District Procedures.
Section 89.1076 89.1076. Interventions and Sanctions.
Section 89.1080 89.1080. Regional Day School Program for the Deaf.
Section 89.1085 89.1085. Referral for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf Services.
Section 89.1090 89.1090. Transportation of Students Placed in a Residential Setting, Including the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
Section 89.1096 89.1096. Provision of Services for Students Placed by their Parents in Private Schools or Facilities.
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 3. Memoranda of Understanding Affecting Special Education Students
Section 89.1100 89.1100. Memorandum of Understanding on Coordination of Services to Disabled Persons.
Section 89.1115 89.1115. Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Interagency Coordination of Special Education Services to Students with Disabilities in Residential Facilities.
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 4. Special Education Funding
Section 89.1121 89.1121. Distribution of State Funds.
Section 89.1125 89.1125. Allowable Expenditures of State Special Education Funds.
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 5. Special Education and Related Service Personnel
Section 89.1131 89.1131. Qualifications of Special Education, Related Service, and Paraprofessional Personnel.
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 6. Regional Education Service Center Special Education Programs
Section 89.1141 89.1141. Education Service Regional Special Education Leadership.
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services. Division 7. Dispute Resolution
Section 89.1150 89.1150. General Provisions.
Section 89.1151 89.1151. Special Education Due Process Hearings.
Section 89.1165 89.1165. Request for Special Education Due Process Hearing.
Section 89.1170 89.1170. Impartial Hearing Officer.
Section 89.1175 89.1175. Representation in Special Education Due Process Hearings.
Section 89.1180 89.1180. Prehearing Procedures.
Section 89.1183 89.1183. Resolution Process.
Section 89.1185 89.1185. Hearing Procedures.
Section 89.1186 89.1186. Extensions of Time.
Section 89.1191 89.1191. Special Rule for Expedited Due Process Hearings.
Section 89.1193 89.1193. Special Education Mediation.
Section 89.1195 89.1195. Special Education Complaint Resolution.

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Language Learners

Section 89.1201 89.1201. Policy.
Section 89.1203 89.1203. Definitions.
Section 89.1205 89.1205. Required Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language Programs.
Section 89.1207 89.1207. Exceptions and Waivers.
Section 89.1210 89.1210. Program Content and Design.
Section 89.1215 89.1215. Home Language Survey.
Section 89.1220 89.1220. Language Proficiency Assessment Committee.
Section 89.1225 89.1225. Testing and Classification of Students.
Section 89.1227 89.1227. Minimum Requirements for Dual Language Immersion Program Model.
Section 89.1228 89.1228. Dual Language Immersion Program Model Implementation.
Section 89.1230 89.1230. Eligible Students with Disabilities.
Section 89.1233 89.1233. Participation of English Proficient Students.
Section 89.1235 89.1235. Facilities.
Section 89.1240 89.1240. Parental Authority and Responsibility.
Section 89.1245 89.1245. Staffing and Staff Development.
Section 89.1250 89.1250. Required Summer School Programs.
Section 89.1265 89.1265. Evaluation.
Section 89.1267 89.1267. Standards for Evaluation of Dual Language Immersion Program Models.
Section 89.1269 89.1269. General Standards for Recognition of Dual Language Immersion Program Models.

Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Adult and Community Education

Section 89.1301 89.1301. Service Provider Contracts for Adult Education Programs.
Section 89.1311 89.1311. Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Educational Services to Released Offenders.

Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Equivalency Programs

Section 89.1401 89.1401. Purpose.
Section 89.1403 89.1403. Student Eligibility.
Section 89.1405 89.1405. Application to Operate a High School Equivalency Program.
Section 89.1407 89.1407. Public Hearing.
Section 89.1409 89.1409. Assessment.
Section 89.1411 89.1411. Attendance.
Section 89.1413 89.1413. Funding Under the Texas Education Code, Chapters 41, 42, and 46.
Section 89.1415 89.1415. Extracurricular Participation.
Section 89.1417 89.1417. Conditions of Program Operation.
Section 89.1419 89.1419. Revocation of Authorization to Operate a High School Equivalency Program.
Section 89.1501 89.1501. Definitions.
Section 89.1503 89.1503. Funding.
Section 89.1504 89.1504. Demonstration of Community Participation.
Section 89.1505 89.1505. Eligibility and Grant Application.
Section 89.1507 89.1507. Case-Managed Students.
Section 89.1509 89.1509. Other Provisions.
Section 89.1511 89.1511. Performance Standards and Revocation of Grant Award.
Subchapter FF. [reserved for future use]
Section 89.1701 89.1701. Dropout Prevention Strategy Plan.
Section 89.1801 89.1801. Instructional Requirements for Education Services Provided in a Juvenile Residential Facility.

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Chapter 89. Table of Contents Chapter 89. Table of Contents
Subchapter A. Gifted/Talented Education Subchapter A. Gifted/Talented Education



Subchapter B. [reserved for future use]
Subchapter C. General Educational Development Subchapter C. Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency
Subchapter D. Special Education Services and Settings Subchapter D. Special Education Services and Settings
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services
Subchapter BB. Commissioners Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating LEP Students Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Language Learners
Subchapter CC. Commissioners Rules Concerning Adult and Community Education Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Adult and Community Education
Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Equivalency Programs Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Equivalency Programs
Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Communities In Schools Program Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Communities In Schools Program



Subchapter FF. [reserved for future use]
Subchapter GG. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Dropout Prevention Strategies Subchapter GG. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Dropout Prevention Strategies
Subchapter HH. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Education in a Juvenile Residential Facility Subchapter HH. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Education in a Juvenile Residential Facility

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