|(a) A school district that offers kindergarten through
Grade 5 must provide instruction in the required curriculum as specified
in §74.1 of this title (relating to Essential Knowledge and Skills).
The district must ensure that sufficient time is provided for teachers
to teach and for students to learn English language arts and reading,
mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, health, physical
education, technology applications, and to the extent possible, languages
other than English. The school district may provide instruction in
a variety of arrangements and settings, including mixed-age programs
designed to permit flexible learning arrangements for developmentally
appropriate instruction for all student populations to support student
attainment of course and grade level standards.
(b) A school district that provides instruction for
Grade 6 in a self-contained elementary class as part of elementary
school shall provide instruction for students in Grade 6 in all of
the Middle School 1 Texas essential knowledge and skills for art,
dance, music, and theatre as specified in Chapter 117 of this title
(relating to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Fine Arts).
|Source Note: The provisions of this §74.2 adopted to be effective September 1, 1996, 21 TexReg 4311; amended to be effective September 1, 1998, 23 TexReg 5675; amended to be effective January 9, 2007, 32 TexReg 80; amended to be effective August 24, 2015, 40 TexReg 5328