Texas Education Code

Sec. § 30A.002
Student Eligibility


(a)

A student is eligible to enroll in a course provided through the state virtual school network only if the student:

(1)

on September 1 of the school year:

(A)

is younger than 21 years of age; or

(B)

is younger than 26 years of age and entitled to the benefits of the Foundation School Program under Section 48.003 (Student Eligibility);

(2)

has not graduated from high school; and

(3)

is otherwise eligible to enroll in a public school in this state.

(b)

A student is eligible to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network only if the student:

(1)

was enrolled in a public school in this state in the preceding school year;

(2)

is a dependent of a member of the United States military who has been deployed or transferred to this state and was enrolled in a publicly funded school outside of this state in the preceding school year; or

(3)

has been placed in substitute care in this state, regardless of whether the student was enrolled in a public school in this state in the preceding school year.

(c)

Notwithstanding Subsection (a)(3) or (b), a student is eligible to enroll in one or more courses provided through the state virtual school network or enroll full-time in courses provided through the network if the student:

(1)

is a dependent of a member of the United States military;

(2)

was previously enrolled in high school in this state; and

(3)

does not reside in this state due to a military deployment or transfer.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1337 (S.B. 1788), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 850 (S.B. 2248), Sec. 2, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1328 (H.B. 3646), Sec. 26, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 91 (S.B. 1303), Sec. 7.008, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 4 (S.B. 1), Sec. 61.01, eff. September 28, 2011.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 182 (S.B. 587), Sec. 1, eff. May 26, 2017.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 943 (H.B. 3), Sec. 3.038, eff. September 1, 2019.
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