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Commissioner of Education Rule Review

The Texas Education Agency posted the following rule review notice:

Notice of Proposed Review

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 101, Assessment, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039.


The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 101 are organized under the following subchapters:

  • Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning the Participation of English Language Learners in State Assessments;
  • Subchapter BB, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Grade Advancement and Accelerated Instruction;
  • Subchapter CC, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Implementation of the Academic Content Areas 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; and
  • Subchapter FF, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Diagnostic Assessment.

As required by the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, the TEA will accept comments as to whether the reasons for adopting 19 TAC Chapter 101, Subchapters AA-FF, continue to exist. Public Comment Period: February 22, 2013 – March 25, 2013. Earliest Possible Date of Adoption of Review: March 25, 2013. Please see http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=4487 to view information on Commissioner of Education rule review.

Rulemaking Texas Education Agency (512) 475-1497


ESC Region 13 Contact – Ed Vara – ed.vara@esc13.txed.net

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