Educ. Code Section 48.007
Off-campus Programs Approved for Purposes of Average Daily Attendance
(a)The commissioner may, based on criteria developed by the commissioner, approve instructional programs provided off campus by an entity other than a school district or open-enrollment charter school as a program in which participation by a student of a district or charter school may be counted for purposes of determining average daily attendance in accordance with Section 48.005 (Average Daily Attendance)(h).
(b)The commissioner shall adopt by rule verification and reporting procedures concerning time spent by students participating in instructional programs approved under Subsection (a).
(b)Each school district shall use a uniform accounting system adopted by the commissioner for the data required to be reported for the Public Education Information Management System.
(c)Annually, the commissioner shall review the Public Education Information Management System and shall repeal or amend rules that require school districts to provide information through the Public Education Information Management System that is not necessary. In reviewing and revising the Public Education Information Management System, the commissioner shall develop rules to ensure that the system:
(1)provides useful, accurate, and timely information on student demographics and academic performance, personnel, and school district finances;
(2)contains only the data necessary for the legislature and the agency to perform their legally authorized functions in overseeing the public education system; and
(3)does not contain any information related to instructional methods, except as provided by Section 29.066 (Peims Reporting Requirements) or required by federal law.
(d)The commissioner’s rules must ensure that the Public Education Information Management System links student performance data to other related information for purposes of efficient and effective allocation of scarce school resources, to the extent practicable using existing agency resources and appropriations.
Section 48.007 — Off-campus Programs Approved for Purposes of Average Daily Attendance,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.48.htm#48.007 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).