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Submit Your Resolutions for the 2018–20 Advocacy Agenda
Board approved resolution proposals will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on June 15, 2018, and will be presented for consideration at the 2018 Delegate Assembly in September. The new 2018–20 agenda will guide the Association's advocacy activities during the 86th Legislative Session and interim. Learn how to submit your district’s resolutions, and find out more about the process of building the Advocacy Agenda.

Stay Up to Date on Legislative News
Subscribe to TASB's Legislative Report, a weekly e-newsletter, and Legislative Update, published daily during the legislative session, to keep up with all the activities at the state and national capitols.

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High-Quality Prekindergarten Program Teacher Training and Qualifications
During the past few years, Texas has increased its focus on improving prekindergarten programs as a means to improve early reading, math, and social development.

The Dos and Don’ts of FML
We've put together a list of dos and don’ts that should help HR staff with some relevant Family and Medical Leave guidance.

Extra-Duty Stipend Survey Results for 2017–2018
Extra-duty pay for high school football coaches as well as stipend payment methods revealed in latest stipend survey results.

Kilgore ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On September 17, the Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. 

Balmorhea ISD Names Lone Finalist

On September 13, the Balmorhea ISD Board of Trustees named John Massey as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Massey previously served as superintendent in Dalhart ISD.

Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD Hires New Superintendent

On August 29, the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Jose Cervantes as the district’s new superintendent. Cervantes most recently served as the superintendent in La Villa ISD.

Further details about all search activities can be found on the ESS website.

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Texas Lone Star September/October 2018 Cover

Read the September/October edition of Texas Lone Star.

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