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New Legislation To Curb Lice Outbreaks Among Elementary Students

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Court Denies Football Coach Request To Kneel And Pray After Games

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Be Prepared for Harvey’s Impact In Your School District

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Houston ISD to pay $300K for audit of special education

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Parent’s Special Education Lawsuit Dismissed for Failure to Pursue a Due Process Hearing

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Supreme Court Backs Family in Case on Denial of Service Dog in School

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How to Help Texas School Districts Recover from Hurricane Harvey

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Ten Texas Teachers Named Finalists for 2017 Presidential Awards in Math and Science

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Restorative Discipline Practices Author Visits South Africa

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Bathroom Bill Dies in Special Session

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Bathroom Bill highlights difficulties changing birth certificates

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Law School Association Boycotts Texas Over Bathroom, Sanctuary Bills

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Legal Developments

Is Your District Adopting the New Rules for Seat Belts on School Buses?

This year, the Texas Legislature mandated that all newly-acquired school buses be equipped with three-point seat belts. Senate Bill 693 amended Transportation Code § 547.701(e) in response to two deadly school bus crashes involving Texas students.  The legislation...
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School Officials Mulling Over New Seat Belt Law

On Sept. 1, a new law will take effect, requiring school districts to ensure that all school buses are equipped with 3-point seat belts by 2018. This means that several local districts are eyeing their budgets to find ways to afford the purchase of new buses. In...
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SB7 Increases Penalties for Teacher/Student Relationships

Senate Bill 7, effective on September 1st, expands the scope of offenses related to improper relationships between educators and students, tightens reporting requirements, and authorizes administrative penalties against educators who engage in improper relationships...
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