Tex. Educ. Code Section 29.926
Agriculture Education Program


(a)

The agency shall develop an agriculture education program for elementary school students to encourage appreciation and improve students’ understanding of agriculture. In developing the program, the agency shall coordinate with:

(1)

the Department of Agriculture; and

(2)

nonprofit organizations with expertise in agriculture education, as identified by the agency.

(b)

The agency shall develop a list of agriculture education programs approved by the agency and the State Board of Education that may be used as part of the curriculum for elementary school students. A program included on the list must be available to an elementary school at no cost to the school district or open-enrollment charter school.
Added by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 586 (S.B. 801), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2021.
Sec. 29.929. PROGRAMS TO ENSURE ONE-TIME INTENSIVE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORTS FOR OVERCOMING COVID-19 PANDEMIC IMPACT. (a) From state discretionary funds under Section 313(e), Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (Div. M, Pub. L. No. 116-260, reprinted in note, 20 U.S.C. Section 3401) and Section 2001(f), American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2, reprinted in note, 20 U.S.C. Section 3401) and other funds appropriated, the agency shall establish programs that assist school districts and open-enrollment charter schools in implementing intensive supports to ensure students perform at grade level and graduate demonstrating college, career, or military readiness. Programs established under this section must include:

(1)

expanding learning options for:

(A)

Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) programs in participating school districts under Subchapter N (Definitions), Chapter 29 (Educational Programs);

(B)

the Texas Regional Pathways Network; and

(C)

the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program under Chapter 134 (Jobs and Education for Texans (Jet) Grant Program);

(2)

supplemental instructional supports, including tutoring; and

(3)

COVID-19 learning acceleration supports, including:

(A)

innovation in curriculum and instruction;

(B)

diagnosing student mastery;

(C)

extended instructional time; and

(D)

supports for teachers.

(b)

The agency may take actions as necessary in implementing intensive supports under Subsection (a), including providing grants to school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and regional education service centers.
Added by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 806 (H.B. 1525), Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2021.
Sec. 29.930. USE OF ONE-TIME FEDERAL DISCRETIONARY COVID-19 FUNDING TO ENSURE GRADE LEVEL SUPPORT AND REIMBURSEMENTS. (a) To ensure additional resources to pay for unreimbursed costs due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and for intensive educational supports for students not performing satisfactorily, for each of the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years, except as provided by Subsection (c), from state discretionary funds under Section 2001(f), American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2, reprinted in note, 20 U.S.C. Section 3401), the agency shall provide to each school district and open-enrollment charter school an allotment in an amount equal to the sum of:

(1)

$208.35 for each student enrolled in the district or charter school; and

(2)

$1,290 for each student enrolled in the district or charter school during the 2020-2021 school year multiplied by the percentage of students at the district or charter school who are not performing satisfactorily, as determined under Subsection (b).

(b)

For purposes of Subsection (a)(2), the agency shall determine the percentage of students not performing satisfactorily by:

(1)

dividing the number of students who did not perform satisfactorily on an assessment instrument administered under Section 39.023 (Adoption and Administration of Instruments) by the total number of students who were administered assessment instruments under Section 39.023 (Adoption and Administration of Instruments) during the 2018-2019 school year; and

(2)

increasing the resulting number under Subdivision (1) by:

(A)

for the 2021-2022 school year, 40 percent; and

(B)

for the 2022-2023 school year, 20 percent.

(c)

The agency shall reduce the amount of the allotment that a school district or open-enrollment charter school receives under Subsection (a) by the amount that the district or charter school receives from the local educational agency subgrants under Section 313(c), Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (Div. M, Pub. L. No. 116-260, reprinted in note, 20 U.S.C. Section 3401) and Section 2001(d), American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2, reprinted in note, 20 U.S.C. Section 3401).

(d)

If the allotment provided to a school district or open-enrollment charter school under Subsection (a) is reduced in accordance with Subsection (c), the agency shall provide the total allotment amount to which the district or charter school is entitled for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years to the district or charter school in an equal amount each year.

(e)

An allotment provided to a school district or open-enrollment charter school under this section may not reduce funding to which the district or charter school is otherwise entitled.

(f)

The agency may not provide allotments to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools under this section after the 2022-2023 school year.

(g)

This section expires September 1, 2024.
Added by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 806 (H.B. 1525), Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 29.926 — Agriculture Education Program, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.­29.­htm#29.­926 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

29.001
Statewide Plan
29.002
Definition
29.003
Eligibility Criteria
29.004
Full Individual and Initial Evaluation
29.005
Individualized Education Program
29.006
Continuing Advisory Committee
29.008
Contracts for Services
29.009
Public Notice Concerning Preschool Programs for Students with Disabilities
29.010
Compliance
29.011
Transition Planning
29.0011
Prohibited Performance Indicator
29.012
Residential Facilities
29.013
Noneducational Community-based Support Services for Certain Students with Disabilities
29.014
School Districts that Provide Education Solely to Students Confined to or Educated in Hospitals
29.015
Special Education Decision-making for Children in Foster Care
29.016
Evaluation Conducted Pursuant to a Special Education Due Process Hearing
29.017
Transfer of Parental Rights at Age of Majority
29.018
Special Education Grant
29.019
Individualized Education Program Facilitation
29.020
Individualized Education Program Facilitation Project
29.022
Video Surveillance of Special Education Settings
29.0031
Dyslexia and Related Disorders
29.0032
Providers of Dyslexia Instruction
29.0041
Information and Consent for Certain Psychological Examinations or Tests
29.041
Definitions
29.042
Establishment and Administration of Program
29.043
Application for Grant on Behalf of Student
29.044
Program Eligibility Criteria
29.045
Approval of Application
29.046
Account Use Restriction
29.047
Agency-approved Providers and Vendors: Criteria and Application
29.048
Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee Duties
29.049
Rules
29.0051
Model Form
29.051
State Policy
29.052
Definitions
29.053
Establishment of Bilingual Education and Special Language Programs
29.054
Exception
29.055
Program Content
29.056
Enrollment of Students in Program
29.057
Facilities
29.058
Enrollment of Students Who Do Not Have Limited English Proficiency
29.059
Cooperation Among Districts
29.060
Preschool, Summer School, and Extended Time Programs
29.061
Bilingual Education and Special Language Program Teachers
29.062
Compliance
29.063
Language Proficiency Assessment Committees
29.064
Appeals
29.065
Assistance by Agency
29.066
Peims Reporting Requirements
29.081
Compensatory, Intensive, and Accelerated Instruction
29.082
Optional Extended Year Program
29.083
Student Retention Information
29.084
Tutorial Services
29.085
Life Skills Program for Student Parents
29.086
Basic Skills Programs for High School Students
29.087
High School Equivalency Programs
29.088
After-school and Summer Intensive Mathematics Instruction Programs
29.089
Mentoring Services Program
29.090
After-school and Summer Intensive Science Instruction Programs
29.091
Grant Program for Districts that Have High Enrollment of Educationally Disadvantaged Students and that Provide Summer Instruction
29.094
Intensive Reading or Language Intervention Pilot Program
29.095
Grants for Student Clubs
29.096
Collaborative Dropout Reduction Pilot Program
29.099
Intensive Mathematics and Algebra Intervention Pilot Program
29.0111
Beginning of Transition Planning
29.0112
Transition and Employment Guide
29.0113
Driving with Disability Program Information
29.121
Definition
29.122
Establishment
29.123
State Plan
29.0151
Appointment of Surrogate Parent for Certain Children
29.151
Free Kindergarten
29.152
Operation of Kindergartens on Half-day or Full-day Basis
29.153
Free Prekindergarten for Certain Children
29.154
Evaluation of Prekindergarten Programs
29.155
Kindergarten and Prekindergarten Grants
29.156
Grants for Educational Component of Head Start
29.157
Ready to Read Grants
29.158
Coordination of Services
29.159
Provision of Certain Information
29.160
Demonstration Projects
29.0161
Contract with State Office of Administrative Hearings for Special Education Due Process Hearings
29.161
School Readiness Certification System
29.0162
Representation in Special Education Due Process Hearing
29.162
Rules
29.0163
Protection of the Rights of Military Families with Children with Disabilities
29.0164
Limitation Period for Filing Complaint and Requesting Special Education Due Process Hearing
29.164
Definition
29.167
High Quality Curriculum and Teacher Requirements
29.168
Family Engagement Plan
29.169
Program Evaluation
29.170
Program Funding Evaluation
29.171
Eligible Private Providers
29.172
Rules
29.181
Public Education Career and Technology Education Goals
29.182
State Plan for Career and Technology Education
29.183
Career and Technology and Other Educational Programs
29.184
Contracts with Other Schools for Career and Technology Classes
29.185
Career and Technology Program Requirements and Procedures
29.187
Award for Distinguished Achievement in Career and Technology Education
29.188
Recognition of Successful Career and Technology Education Program
29.190
Subsidy for Certification Examination
29.191
Accident, Liability, and Automobile Insurance Coverage
29.192
Immunity from Liability
29.194
Summer Career and Technology Education Grant Program
29.201
Parental Choice
29.202
Eligibility
29.203
Financing
29.204
Notification
29.205
Contract Authority
29.251
Definitions
29.252
Agency Role in Community Education
29.255
State Funding
29.256
Reimbursement for Community Education Services
29.257
Community Education Development Projects
29.301
Definitions
29.302
Findings
29.303
Unique Communication
29.304
Qualifications of Personnel
29.305
Language Mode Peers
29.306
Familial and Advocate Involvement
29.307
Role Models
29.308
Regional Programs
29.309
Composition of Local Special Education Advisory Committee
29.310
Procedures and Materials for Assessment and Placement
29.311
Educational Programs
29.312
Psychological Counseling Services
29.313
Evaluation of Programs
29.314
Transition into Regular Class
29.315
Texas School for the Deaf Memorandum of Understanding
29.316
Language Acquisition
29.402
Partnership
29.403
Financing
29.404
Other Funding
29.451
Definitions
29.452
Applicability
29.453
School District Services
29.454
Behavior Management
29.455
Memorandum of Understanding
29.456
Failure of School District and Center to Agree
29.457
Funding
29.458
Rules
29.551
Definitions
29.552
P-tech Advisory Council
29.553
P-tech Program
29.554
Accident Medical Expense, Liability, and Automobile Insurance Coverage
29.555
Immunity from Liability
29.556
P-tech School Designation and Grant Program
29.557
Rules
29.0561
Evaluation of Transferred Students
29.0821
Optional Flexible Year Program
29.0822
Optional Flexible School Day Program
29.0881
Strong Foundations Grant Program
29.901
Military Instruction
29.902
Driver Education
29.905
Community Education Relating to Hate Crime Law
29.906
Character Traits and Personal Skills Instruction
29.907
Celebrate Freedom Week
29.908
Early College Education Program
29.909
Distance Learning Courses
29.910
Programs of Mutual Benefit
29.911
Generation Texas Week
29.915
Financial Literacy Pilot Program
29.916
Home-schooled Student Merit Scholarship and Advanced Placement Testing
29.917
Higher Education and Workforce Readiness Programs
29.918
Dropout Prevention Strategies
29.920
Winter Celebrations
29.922
Texas Workforce Innovation Needs Program
29.923
Workplace Safety Training Information
29.924
Blended Learning Grant Program
29.925
Texas Girls in Stem
29.926
Agriculture Education Program
29.931
Broadband Technical Support for Students
29.934
Resource Campus
29.1531
Tuition-supported and District-financed Prekindergarten
29.1532
Prekindergarten Program Requirements
29.1533
Establishment of New Prekindergarten Program
29.1534
Notification of Prekindergarten Programs
29.1543
Early Education Reports
29.1544
Reporting of Certain Information Regarding Prekindergarten Programs
29.1561
Administration of Early Childhood Care and Education Programs
29.9015
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test
29.9021
Water Safety Education
29.9071
Texas Military Heroes Day
29.9072
Holocaust Remembrance Week
29.9073
Texas Fruit and Vegetable Day
29.9074
Fentanyl Poisoning Awareness Week
29.90725
Survey on Holocaust Remembrance Week Instruction

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 29.926’s source at texas​.gov