Month

December 2016
Q:      Recently, I have heard several news stories about school bus accidents. What can we do to keep our students safe and minimize the legal risk to the district? A:      Texas law generally gives districts broad immunity, except for actions arising from the negligent use or operation of a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, should a school...
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Q:      I recently got a letter from TASA addressed to all superintendents in Texas outlining recent changes to the superintendent appraisal process. What does our board need to do before the evaluation can be completed? A:      TEA adopted new rules regarding administrator appraisals in July making substantial changes to the annual appraisal of school administrators....
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Q:        Several high school teachers have started to wear safety pins on their shirts in protest of the recent presidential election. The teachers have taken to Facebook to publicize their cause and it has resulted in many debates at school between students and staff. One such debate resulted in two students engaging in a fist...
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