State Waivers Unit

The State Waivers Unit of the 澳门最快开奖直播 is responsible for the coordination of expedited and general state waivers and class size exceptions. See Texas Education Code , Waivers & Exemptions, for rules.

2024-2025听Applications听will be available in 澳门最快开奖直播L on the following dates:

General & Expedited听

July 8, 2024

NOTE: As of February 9, 2024,听LEAs have the option to select 2024-2025 using the current 2023-2024 Staff Development Minutes Waiver application.

Attendance听 (Missed School Day, Low Attendance)听听听 August 1, 2024
Class Size

August 26, 2024

NOTE: Due to the delayed 2022-2023 accountability ratings听release, the 2023-2024 class size exception application opened on November 17, 2023. The deadline to submit the initial exception request has been extended to December 20, 2023.

Note: Once听a new waiver year opens, the听prior听school year waiver application will no longer be available.

State Waivers Guidebook

The 23-24 Waivers Guidebook听is a guide for districts and charter schools that includes information related to available waivers, associated requirements, agency policies, and pertinent resources.听

Waiver Application

The Waiver Process FAQ's听may be of assistance while navigating through the State Waivers and the 澳门最快开奖直播L application process.

Waiver Categories

Most waiver types听are placed into one of four categories:

  • Expedited Waivers听are waivers that require basic information from the district.
  • General Waiversare waivers that require听detailed information surrounding the district's waiver request.
  • Attendance Waiversinclude Missed School Days, Low Attendance Days, and Additional Days School Year (ADSY) waivers. The district or campus听can request a waiver for excused absences if instructional days听are missed or听if attendance is low听due to weather, health, or safety issues.听
  • Maximum Class Size Exceptionis required under the provision of TEC 搂25.112 if any class for grades PK-4 exceeds the allowable class size limit of 22 students per class (22:1). An exception听expires at the end of the school year for which it is granted.
  • Other Waivers are specific requests that do not fall under any of the above categories.

Waiver Types

The following list shows the different waiver types and links to their description:

Expedited

General

Attendance

Related Links听

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Contact Information

State Waivers
Phone: (512) 463-9630
Email: waivers@tea.texas.gov

Certification Waivers
Phone: (512) 936-8400 (option 2)

Test-Limit Waivers
Phone: (512) 463-9039