Chapter 114. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages
Other Than English
Subchapter B. Middle School
Statutory Authority: The provisions of this Subchapter B issued under the Texas Education Code, §28.002, unless otherwise noted.
§114.11. Implementation of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English, Middle School.
The provisions of this subchapter shall supersede §75.42 of this title (relating to Other Languages) beginning September 1, 1998.
Source: The provisions of this §114.11 adopted to be effective September 1, 1998, 22 TexReg 4930.
§114.12. Languages Other Than English, Middle School.
(a) School districts are strongly encouraged to offer languages other than English in middle school. For districts that offer languages in middle school, the essential knowledge and skills are those designated as Levels I and II - novice progress checkpoint and Levels III and IV - intermediate progress checkpoint, exploratory languages, and cultural and linguistic topics in Subchapter C of this chapter (relating to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English).
(b) Students are awarded one unit of high school credit per level for successful completion of the level and one-half to one unit of high school credit for successful completion of a nonsequential course.
(c) Districts may offer a level of a language in a variety of scheduling arrangements that may extend or reduce the traditional schedule when careful consideration is given to the instructional time available on a campus and the language ability, access to programs, and motivation of students.
Source: The provisions of this §114.12 adopted to be effective September 1, 1998, 22 TexReg 4930.
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