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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER HTEACHER EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM
RULE §21.202Period of Loans

The principal amounts of all authorized loans shall be repaid in installments over a period of not more than five years unless sooner repaid. Repayments shall begin in accordance with the following.

  (1) Loan periods for regularly employed teachers. Teachers who return to school to attain a new endorsement or recertification to teach in a subject area determined to have a teacher shortage shall begin repayment not earlier than the beginning of the third consecutive semester spent as other than a teacher in an accredited public elementary or secondary school in Texas.

  (2) Loan periods for students. Students who are enrolled for at least one half of a full course load as a junior, senior, or graduate student in an approved teacher education program leading to certification as a classroom teacher or to a master's degree in a field for which the person is seeking certification or already holds certification shall begin repayment not earlier than 18 months after certification or completing their master's degree.

  (3) Loan periods for teachers not maintaining loan program requirements. Repayment shall begin not earlier than the beginning of the third consecutive semester spent as other than a teacher in an accredited public elementary or secondary school in Texas.

  (4) Loan periods for students not maintaining loan program requirements. Repayment shall begin not earlier than nine months after a student ceases to be enrolled for at least one half of a full course load or changes to a degree plan other than for teacher certification or master's degree work in his or her field of previous certification.


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.202 adopted to be effective December 17, 1984, 9 TexReg 6127.

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