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28 06, 2017

2017 Texas Bills Regarding Education

2018-07-23T14:05:04-05:00

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 1866 “Sec. 8.061.  DYSLEXIA SPECIALIST. Each regional education service center shall employ as a dyslexia specialist a person licensed as a dyslexia therapist under Chapter 403, Occupations Code, to provide school districts served by the center with support and resources that are necessary to assist students with dyslexia and the families of students [...]

2017 Texas Bills Regarding Education2018-07-23T14:05:04-05:00
14 06, 2017

Texas Legislative Update for June 2017

2017-06-30T15:07:33-05:00

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
7 12, 2016

Proposed TEA Rules on Special Education

2017-06-30T16:10:41-05:00

TEA has proposed changes in three sections of the state rules on students with disabilities. Public comment period on these proposed changes is Nov. 25 – December 27, 2016. The links for making comments on each of the 3 sections are available on the TEA website. Hearings on the first 2 proposed rule changes (Division 2 & 7) will be held December 8 & 9, 2016 at the TEA building in Austin. People can sign up to comment each morning. Please post your comments about the proposed rules below. You may see some changes or issues that I am overlooking. [...]

Proposed TEA Rules on Special Education2017-06-30T16:10:41-05:00
26 09, 2016

Cameras in the Classroom

2019-05-30T11:53:06-05:00

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

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