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Changes to Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Social Studies Courses

In a recent Social Studies update from the Texas Education Agency information was shared regarding amended rules for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. Social Studies Update “In November 2014, the SBOE adopted revisions to the TEKS for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) social studies courses that meet social studies graduation […]

15_05 Emergency and Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §89.1070

The Texas Education Agency posted an update to the Commissioner’s Rules on May 22, 2015: “The emergency and proposed amendment reflect changes made to the state’s assessment graduation requirements by Senate Bill (SB) 149, 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, that took immediate effect for the 2014-2015 school year.” “The proposed amendment to 19 TAC […]

Senate Bill 149: Advance Preparation

Keep your eye on Senate Bill 149, it could become effective immediately and impact graduation this spring! “… alternative methods for satisfying certain public high school graduation requirements, including the use of individual graduation committees.” “… shall establish an individual graduation committee at the end of or after the student’s 11th grade year to determine […]

TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors

On August 11th the Texas Education Agency posted a News Release regarding a new graduation toolkit information to assist students, parents, and school counselors with communication regarding the new foundation graduation program and endorsements. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/news_release.aspx?id=25769815126 “The graduation toolkit provides a summary of the state’s new graduation plan and descriptions of the five potential endorsements that […]

Chapter 74. Curriculum Requirements; Subchapter B. Graduation Requirements

The enclosed document reflects the latest changes made by the State Board of Education (SBOE) on January 31, 2014. A reminder that the underlined sections (one line) represent the changes made prior to the meeting and the double underlined text reflects changes made at the meeting (usually in the form of an amendment). Ch_74_Subchapter_B_as_adopted  

Proposed Revisions to Graduation Requirements

Please see the following information communicated by the Texas Education Agency regarding public comment on Graduation Requirements. Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter B, Graduation Requirements Summary: The proposed rule actions would repeal graduation requirements that are no longer needed and add new rules for the foundation high school graduation program, […]

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