Archive for the ‘Rules’ Category

Commissioner Rules for SB 507 are Final

Commissioner rules on SB 507 are final and will be posted in the Texas Register on August 12, 2016, effective August 15. Listed below is the link to the complete rule package for your review. If you have questions, please contact Shirley Sanford at or 512.919.5375.          

Proposed Amendment to PBMAS Rule – Public Comment Period

The Texas Education Agency has posted the proposed amendment to  19 TAC Chapter §97.1005 Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System.  The changes specific to special education are: The 6-11 and 12-21 age groups for LRE determinations will be combined into one age group 6-21 resulting in the deletion of 2 indicators.  The 2 remaining indicators (equal […]

What’s “Special” About Graduation: ARD Decisions

It’s that time of year! Graduation is just a couple of months away, and students are preparing to launch from public school into adult life. For ARD committees, this means determining which high school program a student has met, based on their academic achievement. You might be wondering . . . How do the rules […]

Proposed New Rule Related to the Implementation of SB 507

Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 103, Health and Safety, Subchapter DD, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Video Surveillance of Certain Special Education Settings, §103.1301, Video Surveillance of Certain Special Education Settings   The proposed rules will be published in the April 8, 2016 issue of the Texas Register.  The public comment period on this proposal is April 8, […]

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