Educ. Code Section 28.0212
Junior High or Middle School Personal Graduation Plan
(a)A principal of a junior high or middle school shall designate a school counselor, teacher, or other appropriate individual to develop and administer a personal graduation plan for each student enrolled in the junior high or middle school who:
(1)does not perform satisfactorily on an assessment instrument administered under Subchapter B (Essential Skills and Knowledge), Chapter 39 (Public School System Accountability); or
(2)is not likely to receive a high school diploma before the fifth school year following the student’s enrollment in grade level nine, as determined by the district.
(b)A personal graduation plan under this section must:
(1)identify educational goals for the student;
(2)include diagnostic information, appropriate monitoring and intervention, and other evaluation strategies;
(3)include an intensive instruction program described by Section 28.0213 (Intensive Program of Instruction);
(4)address participation of the student’s parent or guardian, including consideration of the parent’s or guardian’s educational expectations for the student; and
(5)provide innovative methods to promote the student’s advancement, including flexible scheduling, alternative learning environments, on-line instruction, and other interventions that are proven to accelerate the learning process and have been scientifically validated to improve learning and cognitive ability.
(c)Notwithstanding Subsection (b), a student’s individualized education program developed under Section 29.005 (Individualized Education Program) may be used as the student’s personal graduation plan under this section.
(d)The agency shall establish minimum standards for a personal graduation plan under this section.
(e)Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 211, Sec. 78(b)(2), eff. September 1, 2014.
(g)Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 211 (H.B. 5), Sec. 78(b)(2), eff. September 1, 2014.
Section 28.0212 — Junior High or Middle School Personal Graduation Plan,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.28.htm#28.0212 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).