Texas Education Code

Sec. § 29.089
Mentoring Services Program


Each school district may provide a mentoring services program to students at risk of dropping out of school, as defined by Section 29.081 (Compensatory, Intensive, and Accelerated Instruction).


The commissioner, in consultation with the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house of representatives, by rule shall determine accountability standards under this section for a school district providing a mentoring services program using funds allocated under Section 48.104 (Compensatory Education Allotment).


The board of trustees of the district shall obtain the consent of a student’s parent or guardian before allowing the student to participate in the program.


The board of trustees of the district may arrange for any public or nonprofit community-based organization to come to the district’s schools and implement the program.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 783, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 943 (H.B. 3), Sec. 3.033, eff. September 1, 2019.

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