Commissioner of Education Rules

The following Texas Administrative Code (TAC) rule action was filed with the Texas Register for publication in the October 1, 2021 issue:

Adopted Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Special Education Services, Division 1, General Provisions; Division 2, Clarification of Provisions in Federal Regulations and State Law; Division 4, Special Education Funding; and Division 5, Special Education and Related Service Personnel
Summary: The adopted amendments make updates related to eligibility determination for specific learning disabilities and provisions for students who are eligible for special education and related services who enroll in local educational agencies during the summer. The adopted amendments also make conforming edits related to funding for special education; update terminology to implement Senate Bill 281, 86th Texas Legislature, 2019; and update cross references. The amendments were adopted with changes since published as proposed.
Effective Date: October 5, 2021

Please see the TEA website to view adopted commissioner of education rules.