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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 CTEXAS SUCCESS INITIATIVE
RULE §4.59Determination of Readiness to Perform Entry-Level Freshman Coursework

(a) An institution shall determine when a student is ready to perform entry-level freshman coursework using:

  (1) Developmental education coursework and/or intervention learning outcomes developed by the Board based on the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards; and

  (2) Student performance on one or more appropriate assessments, including scores resulting from a student's retaking of the TSI Assessment.

(b) As indicators of readiness, institutions shall consider, as appropriate:

  (1) Performance in developmental education.

  (2) Performance in appropriate non-developmental coursework.

(c) A student may retake an assessment instrument at any time, subject to availability, to determine the student's readiness to perform entry-level freshman coursework.

(d) An institution shall, as soon as practicable and feasible, indicate a student's readiness in reading, mathematics, and writing on the transcript of each student. Student readiness in mathematics is indicated as either:

  (1) ready for any entry-level freshman mathematics coursework; or

  (2) ready only for non-Algebra intensive courses, including MATH 1332/1342/1442 (or their local equivalent).


Source Note: The provisions of this §4.59 adopted to be effective December 3, 2003, 28 TexReg 10753; amended to be effective February 21, 2006, 31 TexReg 1022; amended to be effective November 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 9358; amended to be effective August 15, 2013, 38 TexReg 5063; amended to be effective September 4, 2014, 39 TexReg 6841

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