Pursuant to Education Code section 28.02541, a district may graduate and give a high school diploma under alternative requirements to individuals who entered the ninth grade before the 2011–12 school year and have met all applicable graduation requirements for the year they entered ninth grade, but have not performed satisfactorily on an assessment instrument or part of an assessment instrument required for graduation. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2019.
A school district or an open-enrollment charter school may award a high school diploma to an individual who:
Proficiency shall be established through one or more of the following factors:
1. The individual’s grade in each course in the subject areas applicable to the assessments on which the individual has not performed satisfactorily;
2. The individual’s score on each assessment instrument on which the individual has failed to perform satisfactorily;
3. The individual’s participation in offered remediation;
4. The individual’s school attendance rate;
5. The individual’s transcript of course work;
6. The individual’s completion of career and technical education (CTE) program courses;
7. Any other academic, work, or life experience determined to be relevant by the local graduation committee.
Call the Learning Services Department for more information at 401-8630
Texas Education Agency. TAKS Site
Text of Proposed New 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter BB, Commissioner's Rules Concerning High School Graduation
Texas Administrative Code 101.4003
Alternate Assessment Standards Figure: 19 TAC 101.4003(a)
Texas Education Agency-approved list of licensures and certification
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