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The parent’s approval shall be considered valid for the student’s participation in the required bilingual education or English as a second language program until the student meets the exit criteria described in §89.12258(h) of this title (relating to Testing and classification of students), graduates from high school, or the parent requests a change in program placement.

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2017-2018 English Proficiency Exit Criteria Chart
The English proficiency exit criteria chart shows the criteria for transferring a LEP student out of the bilingual or ESL education program at different grade levels.

Commissioner's Rules (Chapter 89)
Adaptations for Special Populations

Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Learners


TEC 29.051 - 29.064
Subchapter B. Bilingual Education and Special Language Programs


Chapter§74.4 English Language Proficiency Standards
The English language proficiency standards outline English language proficiency level descriptors and student expectations for English Learners (ELs).