Sec. 39.201. DISTINCTION DESIGNATIONS. (a) Not later than August 8 of each year, the commissioner shall award distinction designations for outstanding performance as provided by this subchapter. A distinction designation awarded to a district or campus under this subchapter shall be referenced directly in connection with the performance rating assigned to the district or campus and made publicly available together with the performance ratings as provided by rules adopted under Section 39.054(a).
(b) A district or campus may not be awarded a distinction designation under this subchapter unless the district or campus has acceptable performance under Section 39.054.
(c) In addition to the condition prescribed by Subsection (b), an open-enrollment charter school may not be awarded a distinction designation under this subchapter if the charter school is evaluated under alternative education accountability procedures adopted by the commissioner.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 914, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 895 (H.B. 3), Sec. 59, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 662 (S.B. 1484), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 211 (H.B. 5), Sec. 53(a), eff. June 10, 2013.Section: Previous 39.1122 39.113 39.114 39.115 39.117 39.151 39.152 39.201 39.2011 39.202 39.203 39.204 39.232 39.233 39.234 Next
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