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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 20TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 807CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES
SUBCHAPTER HCOURSES OF INSTRUCTION
RULE §807.125Curriculum Content

(a) The school shall:

  (1) provide competency-based programs;

  (2) assess skills using primarily performance-based methods;

  (3) use instructional media, methods, and materials appropriate for the program content and students' knowledge and abilities;

  (4) offer programs in a logical sequence of knowledge and skills; and

  (5) if deemed appropriate by the Commission, provide an externship or a simulation of the workplace for the program.

(b) Each class in the program shall teach the practical skills and knowledge required for employment in the stated occupation. The proportion of lecture, laboratory, and externship hours for each class and for the program shall be reasonable for the skills and knowledge to be learned for the stated occupation.

(c) The Commission may use or validate existing skill standards or competencies, or develop statewide skill standards with the assistance of industry, schools, and other relevant entities as determined by the Commission.


Source Note: The provisions of this §807.125 adopted to be effective August 28, 2006, 31 TexReg 6803

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