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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 2TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY
CHAPTER 89ADAPTATIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
SUBCHAPTER AACOMMISSIONER'S RULES CONCERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES
DIVISION 2CLARIFICATION OF PROVISIONS IN FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND STATE LAW
RULE §89.1076Interventions and Sanctions

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) must establish and implement a system of interventions and sanctions, in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, §§1400 et seq., Texas Education Code (TEC), §29.010, and TEC, Chapter 39, as necessary to ensure program effectiveness and compliance with federal and state requirements regarding the implementation of special education and related services. In accordance with TEC, §39.102, the TEA may combine any intervention and sanction. The system of interventions and sanctions will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  (1) on-site review for failure to meet program or compliance requirements;

  (2) required fiscal audit of specific programs and/or of the district, paid for by the district;

  (3) required submission of corrective actions, including compensatory services, paid for by the district;

  (4) required technical assistance, paid for by the district;

  (5) public release of program or compliance review findings;

  (6) special investigation and/or follow-up verification visits;

  (7) required public hearing conducted by the local school board of trustees;

  (8) assignment of a special purpose monitor, conservator, or management team, paid for by the district;

  (9) hearing before the commissioner of education or designee;

  (10) reduction in payment or withholding of funds;

  (11) lowering of the special education monitoring/compliance status and/or the accreditation rating of the district; and/or

  (12) other authorized interventions and sanctions as determined by the commissioner.


Source Note: The provisions of this §89.1076 adopted to be effective March 6, 2001, 26 TexReg 1837; amended to be effective June 7, 2004, 29 TexReg 5608; amended to be effective November 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 8129; amended to be effective January 1, 2015, 39 TexReg 10446

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