(a)  Student enrollment in a dual language immersion program model is optional.

(b)  A dual language immersion program model must fully disclose candidate selection criteria and ensure that access to the program is not based on race, creed, color, religious affiliation, age, or disability.

(c)  A school district must obtain written parental approval for student participation in the program sequence and model established by the school district.

(d)  A school district implementing a dual language immersion program model must develop a policy on enrollment and continuation for students in this program model. The policy must address:

(1)  eligibility criteria;

(2)  program purpose;

(3)  grade levels in which the program will be implemented;

(4)  support of program goals as stated in §89.1210 of this title (relating to Program Content and Design); and

(5)  expectations for students and parents.

Source: The provisions of this §89.1228 adopted to be effective May 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 3822.


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