Texas Education Code

Sec. § 48.103
Allotment for Student With Dyslexia or Related Disorder


Subject to Subsection (b), for each student that a school district serves who has been identified as having dyslexia or a related disorder, the district is entitled to an annual allotment equal to the basic allotment multiplied by 0.1 or a greater amount provided by appropriation.


A school district is entitled to an allotment under Subsection (a) only for a student who:


is receiving services for dyslexia or a related disorder in accordance with:


an individualized education program developed for the student under Section 29.005 (Individualized Education Program); or


a plan developed for the student under Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Section 794);


is receiving instruction that:


meets applicable dyslexia program criteria established by the State Board of Education; and


is provided by a person with specific training in providing that instruction; or


is permitted, on the basis of having dyslexia or a related disorder, to use modifications in the classroom or accommodations in the administration of assessment instruments under Section 39.023 (Adoption and Administration of Instruments).


A school district may receive funding for a student under this section and Section 48.102 (Special Education) if the student satisfies the requirements of both sections.


A school district may use an amount not to exceed 20 percent of the allotment provided for a qualifying student under this section to contract with a private provider to provide supplemental academic services to the student that are recommended under the student’s program or plan described by Subsection (b). A student may not be excused from school to receive supplemental academic services provided under this subsection.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 943 (H.B. 3), Sec. 1.027, eff. September 1, 2019.

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