Educ. Code Section 48.009
Required Peims Reporting
(a)In this section, “full-time equivalent school counselor” means 40 hours of counseling services a week.
(b)The commissioner by rule shall require each school district and open-enrollment charter school to report through the Public Education Information Management System information regarding:
(1)the number of students enrolled in the district or school who are identified as having dyslexia;
(2)the availability of school counselors, including the number of full-time equivalent school counselors, at each campus;
(3)the availability of expanded learning opportunities as described by Section 33.252 (Expanded Learning Opportunities) at each campus;
(4)the total number of students, other than students described by Subdivision (5), enrolled in the district or school with whom the district or school, as applicable, used intervention strategies, as that term is defined by Section 26.004 (Access to Student Records), at any time during the year for which the report is made;
(5)the total number of students enrolled in the district or school to whom the district or school provided aids, accommodations, or services under Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Section 794), at any time during the year for which the report is made;
(6)disaggregated by campus and grade, the number of:
(A)children who are required to attend school under Section 25.085 (Compulsory School Attendance), are not exempted under Section 25.086 (Exemptions), and fail to attend school without excuse for 10 or more days or parts of days within a six-month period in the same school year;
(B)students for whom the district initiates a truancy prevention measure under Section 25.0915 (Truancy Prevention Measures)(a-4); and
(C)parents of students against whom an attendance officer or other appropriate school official has filed a complaint under Section 25.093 (Parent Contributing to Nonattendance); and
(7)the number of students who are enrolled in a high school equivalency program, a dropout recovery school, or an adult education program provided under a high school diploma and industry certification charter school program provided by the district or school and who:
(A)are at least 18 years of age and under 26 years of age;
(B)have not previously been reported to the agency as dropouts; and
(C)enroll in the program at the district or school after not attending school for a period of at least nine months.
(b-3)A student reported under Subsection (b)(7) as having enrolled in a high school equivalency program, a dropout recovery school, or an adult education program provided under a high school diploma and industry certification charter school program must be reported through the Public Education Information Management System as having previously dropped out of school.
(b-4)The commissioner by rule shall require each school district and open-enrollment charter school to annually report through the Public Education Information Management System the number of reported incidents of bullying that have occurred at each campus. The commissioner’s rules shall require a district or school to specify the number of incidents of bullying that included cyberbullying.
(c)The agency shall maintain the information provided in accordance with this section.
(d)Not later than January 1, 2020, the commissioner shall adopt rules requiring the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) to include pregnancy as a reason a student withdraws from or otherwise no longer attends public school.
Section 48.009 — Required Peims Reporting,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.48.htm#48.009 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).