Fam. Code Section 263.004
Notice to Court Regarding Education Decision-making
(a)Unless the rights and duties of the department under Section 153.371 (Rights and Duties of Nonparent Appointed as Sole Managing Conservator)(10) to make decisions regarding the child’s education have been limited by court order, the department shall file with the court the name and contact information for each person who has been:
(1)designated by the department to make educational decisions on behalf of the child; and
(2)assigned to serve as the child’s surrogate parent in accordance with 20 U.S.C. Section 1415(b) and Section 29.001 (Statewide Plan)(10), Education Code, for purposes of decision-making regarding special education services, if applicable.
(b)Not later than the fifth day after the date an adversary hearing under Section 262.201 (Full Adversary Hearing; Findings of the Court) or 262.205 is concluded, the information required by Subsection (a) shall be filed with the court and a copy shall be provided to the school the child attends.
(c)If a person other than a person identified under Subsection (a) is designated to make educational decisions or assigned to serve as a surrogate parent, the department shall include the updated information in a permanency progress report filed under Section 263.303 (Permanency Progress Report Before Final Order) or 263.502 (Permanency Progress Report After Final Order). The updated information must be provided to the school the child attends not later than the fifth day after the date of designation or assignment.
Section 263.004 — Notice to Court Regarding Education Decision-making,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/FA/htm/FA.263.htm#263.004 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).