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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 10DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES
CHAPTER 206STATE WEBSITES
SUBCHAPTER CINSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION WEBSITES
RULE §206.71Translation

(a) Each institution of higher education must make a reasonable effort to ensure that Spanish-speaking persons of limited English proficiency can meaningfully access institution of higher education website information in accordance with provisions of Texas Government Code §2054.116.

(b) To facilitate the use of state websites by people with limited English proficiency, in addition to English language content, and the provisions set forth in subsection (a) of this section, institutions of higher education should consider providing the content of their websites in the primary language or languages used by the people using the website.

(c) An institution of higher education should use reasonable efforts in determining the parts of its website that should be translated into languages in addition to English. An institution of higher education should consider:

  (1) the number or proportion of people in the eligible service population with limited English proficiency;

  (2) the frequency with which those individuals contact the program;

  (3) the importance of the services provided; and

  (4) the resources available to the recipient institution of higher education and costs.


Source Note: The provisions of this §206.71 adopted to be effective March 7, 2012, 37 TexReg 1487

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