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Negotiated Rulemaking

Texas Education Code 61.0331 requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to engage in negotiated rulemaking with institutions of higher education and other affected entities in accordance with the Negotiated Rulemaking Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 2008, when adopting policies, procedures, or rules relating to certain matters. Texas Administrative Code, Rule 1.14, sets forth the THECB's negotiated rulemaking process.

 

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Bilingual Education Scholarship Program
House Bill 1, Article III Section 45, 84th Texas Legislature, appropriates funds for the 2016-17 biennium to encourage students who enroll in an educator prep program at seven identified universities to become certified to teach bilingual education, English as a Second Language, or Spanish in school districts with high critical needs. The THECB will engage in a negotiated rulemaking process as described in Chapter 2008 of the Texas Government Code to develop the allocation methodology for this program. This is in accordance with the provisions of Texas Education Code 61.0331.    


Proposed allocation methodology with NRMC consensus will be submitted to Board for consideration and approval at July 21 Board Meeting; additional information may be found here.

B-On-Time Tuition Set-Asides Reimbursement
House Bill 1, Article IX Section 18.38, 84th Texas Legislature, provides contingent on enactment of House Bill 700, or similar legislation relating to the elimination of the tuition set aside under Texas Education Code Section 56.465, institutions of higher education are appropriated $65m in unexpended balances as of August 31, 2015, in General Revenue-Dedicated Texas BOT Account 5103. The THECB will engage in a negotiated rulemaking process as described in Chapter 2008 of the Texas Government Code to develop an allocation methodology for distributing these funds. This is in accordance with the provisions of Texas Education Code 61.0331.    



Proposed allocation methodology with NRMC consensus will be submitted to Board for consideration and approval at July 21 Board Meeting; additional information may be found here.


                              
                                                   
 
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B-On-Time (Private Institutions)
B-on-Time (Renewal Students at Private/Independent Institutions)
B-On-Time (Renewal Students at Public Universities)
B-On-Time (Tuition Set-Asides)
Block Scheduling for Certain Programs at Public Community Colleges
Capital Projects
Compliance Monitoring
Educational Aide Exemption Grant
Exemptions Relating to HB 5 College Prep Courses
Primary Care Innovation Grant Program
Resident Physician Expansion Program
Texas College Work Study (TCWS)
Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG) FY14
Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG) FY15-Community Colleges
Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG) FY15-Technical and Lamar State Colleges
Texas Research Incentive Program
Texas Success Initiative (TSI)
Toward EXcellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant FY15
Toward EXcellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant FY17
Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)
Tuition Revenue Bond (TRB) Debt Service Allocation


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