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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER LPAUL DOUGLAS TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
RULE §21.309Special Consideration

(a) As required under the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, §523(d), at least 75% of the scholars will be selected on the basis of selection criteria that include criteria to give special consideration to individuals who:

  (1) intend to teach or provide related services to students with disabilities;

  (2) intend to teach limited English-proficient students;

  (3) intend to teach preschool-age children;

  (4) intend to teach in schools serving inner city, rural, or geographically isolated areas;

  (5) intend to teach in curricular areas or geographic areas where there are demonstrated shortages of qualified teachers;

  (6) are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including low income, racial and ethnic minorities and the disabled, and from groups historically underrepresented in the teaching profession or in the curricular areas in which they are preparing to teach.

(b) The board may waive the requirements of subsection (a) of this section for not more than 25% of all individuals receiving a scholarship under this subchapter.


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.309 adopted to be effective January 5, 1994, 18 TexReg 9851; amended to be effective March 16, 1995, 20 TexReg 1532.

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