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Take your advocacy to the next level

TASB will once again offer member districts a stipend for school trustees to attend the National School Boards Association 2019 Advocacy Institute in Washington, DC happening January 27–29. This is the only national legislative event exclusively for school board trustees. The Advocacy Institute provides trustees with a great opportunity to learn more about federal education issues and to meet with members of the US House and Senate. Learn more or submit an application.  

 

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Cost Driver Report
TASB and TASA have unveiled the updated Report on School District Mandates: Cost Drivers in Public Education. This document identifies Texas statutes that cost districts money and are not specifically supported by the state.

Tracking the Education Dollar
This updated report shows where tax dollars are spent in Texas public schools.

TASB Advocacy Agenda

The TASB Advocacy Agenda is TASB's plan of action during the legislative biennium, consisting of three parts:

The Agenda is developed through a grassroots process by local school board members and approved by Delegates at the annual TASB Delegate Assembly.

Legislative Report 

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Issue Briefs

Presentation Templates

TASB GR has developed 10-slide presentations that school board members may use to communicate district information and issues to legislators and their communities.

Advocacy Agenda
View the current TASB Advocacy Agenda Priorities and Resolutions.