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June 2020
Q:       I have seen the guidance for summer strength and conditioning programs on the UIL website. What should our District do for non-UIL activities? Is there any guidance available? A:       Yes, school districts should follow the most recently updated version of “Training and Conditioning Guidance for Non-UIL Activities” available on the TEA website...
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Q:         I’ve heard that there have been significant updates to Title IX recently. Are there any updates that we should be making to our policies and handbooks over the summer? A:        Yes, districts must revise their 2020-2021 Student Handbooks and Codes of Conduct to address the new Title IX regulations, which take effect...
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Q:        Our District is considering Extended-School-Year (“ESY”) services for students with disabilities during Summer 2020.  Will school limitations resulting from COVID-19 affect the provision of ESY? A:        Yes. Although school closures may impact the method of delivery for ESY services during Summer 2020, a District is required to make appropriate adjustments once it...
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Q:        We have suspended responses to Public Information Act (PIA) requests during the pandemic as authorized by the Attorney General. We are set to re-open in June for summer school.  Does that mean that the Texas Public Information Act (TPIA) deadlines start up again?   A:        Yes.  If your school’s physical offices are now...
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