19 Texas Administrative Code § 89.1050. The Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee.  

(a)  Each school district must establish an admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee for each eligible student with a disability and for each student for whom a full individual and initial evaluation is conducted pursuant to §89.1011 of this title (relating to Full Individual and Initial Evaluation). The ARD committee is the individualized education program (IEP) team defined in federal law and regulations, including, specifically, 34 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), §300.321. The school district is responsible for all of the functions for which the IEP team is responsible under federal law and regulations and for which the ARD committee is responsible under state law, including the following: 
(1)  34 CFR, §§300.320-300.325, and Texas Education Code (TEC), §29.005 (individualized education programs); 
(2)  34 CFR, §§300.145-300.147 (relating to placement of eligible students in private schools by a school district); 
(3)  34 CFR, §§300.132, 300.138, and 300.139 (relating to the development and implementation of service plans for eligible students placed by parents in private school who have been designated to receive special education and related services); 
(4)  34 CFR, §300.530 and §300.531, and TEC, §37.004 (disciplinary placement of students with disabilities); 
(5)  34 CFR, §§300.302-300.306 (relating to evaluations, re-evaluations, and determination of eligibility); 
(6)  34 CFR, §§300.114-300.117 (relating to least restrictive environment); 
(7)  TEC, §28.006 (Reading Diagnosis); 
(8)  TEC, §28.0211 (Satisfactory Performance on Assessment Instruments Required; Accelerated Instruction); 
(9)  TEC, §28.0212 (Junior High or Middle School Personal Graduation Plan); 
(10)  TEC, §28.0213 (Intensive Program of Instruction); 
(11)  TEC, Chapter 29, Subchapter I (Programs for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing); 
(12)  TEC, §30.002 (Education for Children with Visual Impairments); 
(13)  TEC, §30.003 (Support of Students Enrolled in the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired or Texas School for the Deaf); 
(14)  TEC, §33.081 (Extracurricular Activities); 
(15)  TEC, Chapter 39, Subchapter B (Assessment of Academic Skills); and 
(16)  TEC, §42.151 (Special Education). 
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Last Amended:  March 22, 2017, 42 TexReg 1247
Entered:  March 27, 2017