The student’s school district or open‐enrollment charter school pays the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for courses. The TEA collects payment from the student’s district and then pays the selected course provider. If the student successfully completes the TXVSN course, then TXVSN operations invoices the district or school for 100% of the course cost, but if the student is not successful or drops after the designated drop period, then 70% of the course cost is due.
Because a total of no more than three courses taken through the TXVSN statewide course catalog per semester may be used in determining a student’s ADA eligibility, a district may decline to pay for more than three courses per semester, per student. If the district has the student or parent assume the course cost, the TXVSN will still collect the course cost from the district.
After semester course results are posted, the TEA pays the course provider the full course cost for each successfully completed course. For courses dropped after the designated drop period or for which students were unsuccessful, 70% of the course cost is paid to the course provider. The TXVSN operations then invoices and the TEA collects funds from the students’ district or school.
A district or charter school may use a variety of sources of funds to pay TXVSN catalog course costs, including but not limited to the following: