Proposed State Board of Education Rules
All proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals approved for first reading by the State Board of Education (SBOE) and filed with the Texas Register are available here. The rule text on this page reflects what was approved for first reading by the SBOE. Rule actions will remain on this page until approved for second reading by the SBOE and filed as adopted with the Texas Register. The SBOE agenda provides detailed information on these proposed rules.
During the proposed rule's public comment period, you may submit public comments electronically using the public comment form. See proposals below for their comment periods.
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The SBOE agenda provides detailed information on these proposed rules.
Proposed Rules with Open Public Comment Periods
Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 100, Charters, Subchapter A, Open-Enrollment Charter Schools, §100.1, Selection Process
Summary: The proposed amendment would modify the no-contact period for open-enrollment charter applicants or any person or entity acting on their behalf.
First Reading and Filing Authorization: June 2023 SBOE meeting
Public Comment Period: July 21, 2023-5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2023
Proposed Effective Date: August 26, 2024
Proposed Rules with Closed Public Comment Periods
Proposed New Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Occupational Safety and Health in 19 TAC Chapter 127, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career Development and Career and Technical Education, Subchapter B, High School
Summary: The proposed new sections would provide two options for Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in workplace safety and health. One option would establish a one-credit standalone high school course and a second option would establish a set of standards to be imbedded within each career and technical education principles course. The SBOE is soliciting feedback on the two options to inform a final decision for its approach to occupational health and safety standards.
First Reading and Filing Authorization: April 2023 SBOE meeting
Public Comment Period: May 12, 2023-5:00 p.m. on June 16, 2023
Proposed Effective Date: 20 days after filing as adopted with the Texas Register
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