HB 22 - Amends Education Accountability Standards - Texas Key Vote

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Title: Amends Education Accountability Standards

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Title: Amends Education Accountability Standards

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A vote to pass a bill that amends Texas school quality ratings and standards.


  • Requires all school districts to have a district improvement plan that is developed, updated, and revised annually (Sec. 1).

  • Requires all district improvement plans to include a comprehensive needs assessment and appropriate measures of performance (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the removal of school charters if a school receives an unacceptable performance or financial rating (Sec. 3).

  • Postpones the implementation of the A-to-F school rating system until 2019 (Sec. 17).

  • Requires school district ratings to be made public no later than August 15th of every year (Sec. 18).

  • Requires the education commissioner to provide school districts with a document containing simple guidelines on how school district ratings will be assigned in a format that can easily be distributed to parents (Sec 22).

  • Requires a campus turnaround plan to be submitted by a school that has received an unacceptable grade for 2 consecutive years (Sec. 30).


Title: Amends Education Accountability Standards