ERIC Number: ED472648
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Report to the 78th Texas Legislature from the Texas Education Agency. Regional and District Level Report.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This report was prepared by the Texas Education Agency in response to Section 39.183 of the Texas Education Code. It consists of five sections. Section 1, "Class Size Limitations," is a summary of school-district compliance with the class-size limitations prescribed by Section 25.112, including the number of districts granted an exception from these limitations. Section 2, "Waivers and Exemptions," summarizes the exemptions and waivers granted to school districts under Section 7.056 or 39.112, and reviews the effectiveness of the campus or district following deregulation. Section 3, "Regional Education Service Center Services," presents a summary of the services offered by regional education service centers with an evaluation of the effectiveness of those services. Section 4,"Accelerated Reading Instruction Program Funding," is an evaluation of accelerated instruction programs offered under Section 28.006, including an assessment of the quality of such programs. Section 5, "Teachers Not Certified in Content Areas," presents the number of classes at each campus that are taught by individuals who are not certified in the content areas of their respective classes. The report provides summary information with analysis, as specified in statute. Name and telephone numbers of contact persons, and other sources of information, are given in the introduction. (RT)
Descriptors: Class Size, Education Service Centers, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Publications, Public Schools, State Departments of Education, State Legislation, State Regulation, State School District Relationship
Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress, Austin, TX 78701. Tel: 512-463-9734; Web site http://www.tea.state.tx.us.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas