Texas Education Code - EDUC § 25.0011. Certain Incarcerated Children

(a) For purposes of Section 25.001 , a person is not considered to reside in a school district if:

(1) the person is incarcerated in a private juvenile detention facility in the district as a result of the order of a court in another state;  and

(2) the person resided in another state or country immediately before incarceration in the facility.

(b) A school district may provide educational services to a person described by Subsection (a) if the district is fully compensated for the cost of the services through payment of tuition for the person by the operator of the juvenile detention facility or other person having lawful control of the person in an amount equal to the actual cost of educating the person.

(c) For purposes of this section, “private juvenile detention facility” means a juvenile detention facility that is not operated by a governmental entity.

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