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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 4RULES APPLYING TO ALL PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN TEXAS
SUBCHAPTER GEARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOLS
RULE §4.153Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Assessment--The criterion-referenced assessment instruments adopted by the Board to assess a student's readiness to enroll in college-level coursework or curricula.

  (2) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (3) Colleges or Universities, or C/U--Texas public two-year colleges or public universities.

  (4) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education.

  (5) Early College High School or ECHS--The institution or entity designated by the Texas Education Agency as an Early College High School in accordance with §102.1091 of this title (relating to Early College High Schools), that provides the outreach, curricula, and student learning and support programs that enable the participating student to combine high school courses and college-level courses during grade levels 9 through 12 and to earn a high school diploma and earn up to 60 semester credit hours toward an associate or baccalaureate degree by the fifth anniversary of the student's first day of high school.


Source Note: The provisions of this §4.153 adopted to be effective August 21, 2005, 30 TexReg 4646; amended to be effective November 30, 2009, 34 TexReg 8507; amended to be effective November 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 9358; amended to be effective November 24, 2013, 38 TexReg 8424

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