Texas Education Agency Employment First Policy

Texas

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

“TEA hereby adopts the state's policy that earning a living wage through competitive employment in the general workforce is the priority and preferred outcome for working age individuals with disabilities who receive public benefits. TEA will evaluate recommendations made by the Employment-First Task Force and will adopt rules as necessary that are consistent with the policy.”

Systems: 
  • Department of Education
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • 14(c)/Income Security
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: 
03/25/2015
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