89.1269 GENERAL STANDARDS FOR RECOGNITION OF DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM MODELS

(a)  School district recognition. An exceptional dual language immersion program model may be recognized by the local school district board of trustees using the following criteria.

(1)  A school district must exceed the minimum requirements stated in §89.1227 of this title (relating to Minimum Requirements for Dual Language Immersion Program Model).

(2)  A school district must not receive the lowest performance rating in the state accountability system.

(3)  A school district must not be identified for any stage of intervention for the district's bilingual and/or English as a second language program under the performance-based monitoring system.

(4)  A school district must meet the adequate yearly progress participation and performance criteria in reading and mathematics for the English language learner student group under Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) regulations.

(b)  Student recognition. A student participating in a dual language immersion program model may be recognized by the program and its local school district board of trustees using the following criteria.

(1)  The student must meet or exceed statewide student assessment passing standards, as required by the Texas Education Code, §39.024, in all subject areas at the appropriate grade level.

(2)  The student must meet or exceed expected levels of language proficiency on a recognized language proficiency test from the list of tests approved by the commissioner of education.

Source: The provisions of this §89.1269 adopted to be effective May 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 3822.

 

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