40 Tex. Admin. Code § 807.341 - School Closures

(a) The Commission may declare a school to be closed when:
(1) written notification is received by the Commission from the school owner stating the school will close;
(2) Commission determines that the school facility has been vacated without prior notification of a change of address given to the Commission;
(3) an owner with multiple school locations transfers all students from one school location to another school location;
(4) the school dismisses all students, contrary to the school's class schedule as printed in the school catalog; or
(5) the school fails to maintain the faculty, facilities, equipment, or courses of instruction on the basis for which approval was issued.
(b) After the Commission determines that a school will close or is closed, the Commission will attempt to notify students concerning their options to accept a teach-out or to receive a proportional tuition refund based on available funds. Notification to students may include constructive notice in news media, student meetings, or mailings to students.
(c) Each teach-out requires approval of the Commission to determine whether the course of instruction is available, reasonable, and comparable with the course of instruction of the closed school. The teach-out is subject to the following conditions:
(1) Transfers of students from a closed school to another school under the same ownership shall not constitute a teach-out.
(2) In order to be eligible for a teach-out, students shall submit a signed statement of acceptance to the teach-out school by the deadline as established by the Commission.
(3) The school offering the teach-out shall give credit for all comparable training received at the closed school, as determined by the Commission.


40 Tex. Admin. Code § 807.341
The provisions of this §807.341 adopted to be effective August 28, 2006, 31 TexReg 6803

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