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January 2017
Q:      We have had a substitute on our sub list for over a year. She has worked on and off, without any permanent assignment, at various campuses in our District. She recently finished an Alternative Certification Program and received her teaching certificate. We would like to hire her as a teacher, but her father is...
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Q:      I just received notification that TASB revised their contract forms. Are the edits significant enough that we need to change our contract forms for next year? A:       Yes! The revised model contracts incorporate important changes to the law, as well as clarify key contract provisions to more closely track the Education Code. TASB offers model...
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Q:      We have an employee who is currently undergoing chemotherapy and is unable to work during treatment. The teacher has exhausted all paid leave, including extended sick leave, but is still unable to return to the classroom. Because she is a new teacher who has worked for us less than 12 months, she is ineligible...
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Q:        Our high school band has been asked to perform at the Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball hosted by the Texas State Society in Washington D.C. on inauguration weekend. The trip will be chaperoned by parents and privately funded; however, it’s clearly a school sponsored activity. We have a trip meeting coming up and...
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