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Subchapter E - College or University Charter 

This subchapter allows the commissioner of education to grant open-enrollment charters to public senior colleges or universities and to public junior colleges for schools that would operate on a campus of the college or university or in the same county in which the college or university is located. See Texas Education Code, Chapter 12, Subchapter E §12.152.

Eligible Texas public colleges, universities, and public junior colleges will find links to the Request for Application (RFA) and the necessary forms and templates required to complete the RFA linked from this page.

For additional information, or to inquire about scheduling an applicant conference, contact the Division of Charter School Administration at (512) 463-9575.

Applying for an Open-Enrollment Charter

If you have any questions about the information on this page, contact the Division of Charter School Administration at (512) 463-9575.


Division of Charter School Administration
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 463-9575

April 22, 2014

Survey on new financial accountability indicators now available

A brief survey asking for input on the indicators that will form the new financial accountability system required by House Bill 5 is now available on the TEA website’s home page. The survey will be open until May 18. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Accountability Division at (512) 463-9238.

April 17, 2014

Two Texas students selected for National Youth Science Camp

The Texas Education Agency today announced that two students have been selected to represent Texas as delegates to the 2014 National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp, one of the nation’s premier programs in secondary science education, is an annual summer forum where two delegates representing each state exchange ideas with leading scientists and other professionals from academic and corporate worlds.

April 14, 2014

Commissioner Williams to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

  Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his decision to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The Commissioner also announced his intent to name a new superintendent for the district.

April 11, 2014

Proclamation 2016 to include ethnic studies materials

 The State Board of Education Friday broadened its call for new textbooks for Special Topics in Social Studies to include but not be limited to, Mexican American Studies, African American Studies, Native American Studies and Asian American Studies.