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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER IIEDUCATIONAL AIDE EXEMPTION PROGRAM
RULE §21.1083Eligible Students

To receive an award through the Educational Aide Exemption Program, a student must:

  (1) be a resident of Texas;

  (2) have met the definition of an Educational Aide at some time during the five years preceding the term or semester for which the student is awarded his or her initial exemption;

  (3) be employed in some capacity by a school district in Texas during the full term for which the student receives the award unless granted a hardship waiver as described in §21.1089 of this title (relating to Hardship Provisions);

  (4) show financial need;

  (5) if he or she received an exemption through this subchapter prior to the fall 2012 semester, be enrolled in courses required for teacher certification at the institution granting an exemption under this subchapter or (if enrolled in lower-level course-work), sign a statement indicating an intention to become certified as a teacher and teach in Texas;

  (6) if he or she received his or her first award through this subchapter in fall 2012 or later, be enrolled at the institution granting an exemption under this subchapter in courses required for teacher certification in one or more subject areas determined by the Texas Education Agency to be experiencing a critical shortage of teachers at the public schools in this state;

  (7) meet the academic progress standards of the institution;

  (8) follow application procedures and schedules as indicated by the Board;

  (9) have a statement on file with the institution of higher education indicating the student is registered with the Selective Service System as required by federal law or is exempt from Selective Service registration under federal law; and

  (10) apply for an exemption by the end of the term for which the exemption is to apply.


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.1083 adopted to be effective August 16, 2004, 29 TexReg 7980; amended to be effective November 28, 2005, 30 TexReg 7866; amended to be effective November 19, 2006, 31 TexReg 9291; amended to be effective August 16, 2007, 32 TexReg 4979; amended to be effective May 21, 2008, 33 TexReg 3943; amended to be effective August 26, 2009, 34 TexReg 5683; amended to be effective May 29, 2012, 37 TexReg 3806

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