14 06, 2017

Texas Legislative Update for June 2017


Chuck Noe, PRN Education Specialist,  shares his insights on newly signed Texas legislation.  Please keep in mind that even though a bill is effective immediately, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) must go through the process of developing and posting rules before schools can begin implementing some of the laws. HB 657  An ARD committee (IEP team) may promote a student to the next grade level if the committee concludes that the student has made sufficient progress in the measurable academic goals contained in the student’s IEP despite not passing the STAAR.  At the beginning of each school year, a district must [...]

Texas Legislative Update for June 20172017-06-30T15:07:33-05:00
26 09, 2016

Cameras in the Classroom


During the 2015 session, the Texas legislature passed a law (SB 507) requiring video tapping in certain special education classrooms in Texas public schools; an action that drew national attention.

Cameras in the Classroom2019-05-30T11:53:06-05:00
22 04, 2016

Videotapping of Special Education Classrooms


TEA has just published proposed rules on SB 507 concerning the videotapping of special education classrooms. The comment period runs until May 9th, 2016. At that time TEA staff will review the comments, and finalize the rules. They hope to have the rules go into effect by June 16, 2016.

Videotapping of Special Education Classrooms2019-05-30T11:22:15-05:00


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