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RULE §70.1031Informed Choice Reports

The Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) central operations shall maintain on the TxVSN website Informed Choice Reports for each electronic course offered through the TxVSN. Each Informed Choice Report shall annually publish the following:

  (1) the entity that developed the course and the entity that provided the course;

  (2) student course completion data, including withdrawal rate, completion rate, and successful completion rate;

  (3) aggregate student performance on an assessment instrument administered under the Texas Education Code, §39.023, for students who completed that course;

  (4) aggregate student performance on all assessment instruments administered to students who completed the course provider's courses;

  (5) enrollment caps and student enrollment periods, if any, for each TxVSN online school campus;

  (6) the school year calendar for the instructional program;

  (7) a description of the instructional program;

  (8) the Learning Management System (LMS), the software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of online education courses;

  (9) a description of each electronic subject area or course offered, including:

    (A) subject area or course requirements and prerequisites, as applicable;

    (B) the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) course title and number;

    (C) the number of credits to be earned for a high school course;

    (D) a course syllabus for Grades 9-12 or a course overview and lesson guide for Grades 3-8; and

    (E) indication of Advanced Placement (AP), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) approval, as applicable for a high school course;

  (10) the name, title, and contact information for the school district or charter school personnel responsible for overseeing the daily operations of each TxVSN online school campus;

  (11) all required materials provided by the receiver district or course provider outside the LMS and all materials required to be obtained by the student;

  (12) technical system requirements, minimum bandwidth, video player, and plug-in requirements; and

  (13) software and browser compatibility needed to complete the course.

Source Note: The provisions of this §70.1031 adopted to be effective February 27, 2013, 38 TexReg 1163; amended to be effective April 7, 2015, 40 TexReg 1967

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