Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 101, Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning the Participation of English Language Learners in State Assessments requires Language Proficiency Assessment Committees (LPACs) to make assessment decisions on an individual student basis and in accordance with administrative procedures established by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
The LPACs monitor the progress and linguistic and academic needs of English language learners (ELLs) and make state assessment decisions for the following:
State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS)
Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
End of Course Exams (EOCs)