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19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)
Part II:  Texas Education Agency


The rules adopted by the State Board of Education (SBOE) and the Commissioner of Education are part of a larger body of state agency rules that are collected and published by the Office of the Secretary of State as the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). SBOE and commissioner's rules are codified under Title 19, Part II, of the TAC. Title 19 is Education, and Part II is the Texas Education Agency. The SBOE and the commissioner of education may adopt new rules or amendments to existing rules.  Recent updates to Title 19, Part II, of the TAC are located at www.tea.state.tx.us/tacupdates/.

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Chapter 30 Administration
Subchapter A. State Board of Education: General Provisions
Subchapter B. State Board of Education: Purchasing and Contracts
Subchapter AA. Commissioner of Education: General Provisions
Subchapter BB. Commissioner of Education: Purchasing and Contracts
Chapter 33 Statement of Investment Objectives, Policies, and Guidelines of the Texas Permanent School Fund
Chapter 53 Regional Education Service Centers
Chapter 61 School Districts
Chapter 62 Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Equalized Wealth Level
Chapter 66 State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials
Chapter 74 Curriculum Requirements
Subchapter D. Graduation Requirements, Beginning with School Year 2001-2002
Subchapter E. Graduation Requirements, Beginning with School Year 2004-2005
Subchapter F. Graduation Requirements, Beginning with School Year 2007-2008
Chapter 75 Curriculum
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Driver Education Standards of Operation for Public Schools, Education Service Centers, and Colleges or Universities
Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Provisions for Career and Technology Education
Chapter 76 Extracurricular Activities
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules
Chapter 89 Adaptations for Special Populations
Subchapter A. Gifted/Talented Education
Subchapter B. Adult Basic and Secondary Education
Subchapter C. General Educational Development
Subchapter D. Special Education Services and Settings
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services
Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating Limited English Proficient Students
Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Adult and Community Education
Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Equivalency Programs
Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Communities In Schools Program
Chapter 92 Interagency Coordination [reserved for future use]
Chapter 97 Planning and Accountability
Subchapter A. Accountability
Subchapter AA. Accountability and Performance Monitoring
Subchapter BB. Memoranda of Understanding
Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Annual Evaluation of Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs
Subchapter DD. Procedures for Investigative Reports and Sanctions
Chapter 100 Charters
Subchapter A. Open-Enrollment Charter Schools
Subchapter B. Home-Rule School District Charters
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Open-Enrollment Charter Schools
Chapter 101 Assessment
Subchapter A. General Provisions
Subchapter B. Development and Administration of Tests
Subchapter C. Security and Confidentiality
Subchapter D. Scoring and Reporting
Subchapter E. Local Option
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Participation of Limited English Proficient Students in State Assessments
Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Student Success Initiative
Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Implementation of Testing Program
Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Alternative Exit-Level Assessments
Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Statewide Testing Calendar and UIL Participation
Chapter 102 Educational Programs
Subchapter A. Grants
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Head Start Educational Component Grant Program
Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Master Teacher Grant Programs
Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Coordinated Health Programs
Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Texas Accelerated Science Achievement Program Grant
Subchapter EE. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Pilot Programs
Chapter 105 Foundation School Program
Subchapter A. Definitions
Subchapter B. Use of State Funds
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Optional Extended Year Program
Subchapter BB.  Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Aid Entitlements
Subchapter CC.  Commissioner's Rules Concerning Severance Payments
Chapter 109 Budgeting, Accounting, and Auditing
Subchapter A. Budgeting, Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Auditing for School Districts
Subchapter B. Texas Education Agency Audit Functions
Subchapter C. Adoptions by Reference
Subchapter D. Uniform Bank Bid and Depository Contract
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning Financial Accountability Rating System
Chapter 110 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Subchapter D. Other High School English Language Arts and Reading Courses
Chapter 111 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics
[IMPORTANT NOTE: The provisions of 19 TAC Chapter 111, Subchapters A-C, were superseded on August 1, 2006, by the refined TEKS adopted by the SBOE in 2005 for implementation beginning with the 2006-2007 school year. The refined TEKS are available in PDF format by subchapter below. A version of the refined TEKS in a standard format consistent with all the adopted TEKS will be posted here by August 17, 2006.]
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Subchapter D. Other High School Mathematics Courses
Chapter 112 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Subchapter D. Other Science Courses
Chapter 113 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Subchapter D. Other Social Studies Courses
Chapter 114 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Chapter 115 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Health Education
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Chapter 116 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Physical Education
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Chapter 117 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Fine Arts
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Chapter 118 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Economics with Emphasis on the Free Enterprise System and Its Benefits
Subchapter A. High School
Subchapter B. Other Economics Courses
Chapter 119 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Agricultural Science and Technology Education
Subchapter A. Introductory, Middle School
Subchapter B. Comprehensive, High School
Subchapter C. Exploratory, High School
Subchapter D. Technical, High School
Subchapter E. Agricultural Industry, High School
Subchapter F. Work-based Learning, High School
Chapter 120 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Business Education
Subchapter A. Middle School
Subchapter B. Exploratory, High School
Subchapter C. Technical, High School
Subchapter D. Comprehensive or Work Based, High School
Subchapter E. Research Based, High School
Chapter 121 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Health Science Technology Education
Subchapter A. Coherent Sequence, High School
Subchapter B. Scientific, High School
Subchapter C. Integrated Occupational, High School
Subchapter D. Research, High School
Chapter 122 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Home Economics Education
Subchapter A. Home Economics Foundations, Middle School
Subchapter B. Home Economics Foundations, High School
Subchapter C. Family Studies and Human Services, High School
Subchapter D. Child Development, Education, and Services; High School
Subchapter E. Nutrition and Wellness, Food Science and Technology; High School
Subchapter F. Hospitality, High School
Subchapter G. Consumer and Resource Management, High School
Subchapter H. Textiles and Apparel, High School
Subchapter I. Environmental Design, High School
Subchapter J. Research, High School
Subchapter K. Other Provisions, High School
Chapter 123 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Technology Education/Industrial Technology Education
Subchapter A. Overview, Middle School
Subchapter B. Exploratory, Middle School
Subchapter C. Overview, High School
Subchapter D. Exploratory, High School
Subchapter E. Technical, High School
Subchapter F. Scientific, High School
Subchapter G. Research, High School
Chapter 124 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Marketing Education
Subchapter A. Introductory, High School
Subchapter B. Exploratory, High School
Subchapter C. Technical, High School
Subchapter D. Comprehensive, High School
Subchapter E. Specialized, High School
Subchapter F. Research, High School
Chapter 125 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Trade and Industrial Education
Subchapter A. Transportation Systems, High School
Subchapter B. Construction-Maintenance Systems, High School
Subchapter C. Electrical-Electronics Systems, High School
Subchapter D. Metal Technology Systems, High School
Subchapter E. Industrial and Manufacturing Systems, High School
Subchapter F. Communications and Media Systems, High School
Subchapter G. Personal and Protective Service Systems, High School
Subchapter H. Research, High School
Chapter 126 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Technology Applications
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Chapter 127 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career Orientation
Subchapter A. Middle School
Subchapter B. High School
Chapter 128 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Spanish Language Arts and English as a Second Language
Subchapter A. Elementary
Subchapter B. Middle School
Subchapter C. High School
Chapter 129 Student Attendance
Subchapter A. Student Attendance Allowed
Subchapter B. Student Attendance Accounting
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules
Chapter 150 Commissioner's Rules Concerning Educator Appraisal
Subchapter AA. Teacher Appraisal
Subchapter BB. Administrator Appraisal
Chapter 153 School District Personnel
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules Concerning School District Personnel Duties and Benefits
Subchapter BB. (Repealed effective March 14, 2004.)
Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules on Creditable Years of Service
Chapter 157 Hearings and Appeals
Subchapter A. General Provisions for Hearings Before the State Board of Education
Subchapter D. Independent Hearing Examiners
Subchapter AA. General Provisions for Hearings Before the Commissioner of Education
Subchapter BB. Specific Appeals to the Commissioner
Subchapter CC. Hearings of Appeals Arising Under Federal Law and Regulations
Subchapter DD. Hearings Conducted by Independent Hearing Examiners
Chapter 161 Commissioner's Rules Concerning Advisory Committees
Chapter 176 Driver Training Schools
Subchapter AA. Commissioner's Rules on Minimum Standards for Operation of Licensed Texas Driver Education Schools
Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules on Minimum Standards for Operation of Licensed Texas Driving Safety Schools and Course Providers
Subchapter CC. Commissioner's Rules on Minimum Standards for Operation of Texas Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Programs
Subchapter DD. Commissioner's Rules on Hearings Held Under the Texas Driver and Traffic Safety Education Act

 

 

 
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