TASB Advocacy Agenda Principles

The following Cornerstone Principles guide TASB's Advocacy Agenda and organizational conduct.

  • Excellence in student achievement for all Texas students
  • Locally elected trustees and locally governed and controlled public schools
  • Rigorous accountability for academic progress
  • Adequate and equitable funding levels to provide an exceptional education
  • Efficient and effective school management
  • Strong family and community engagement to create optimal opportunities for each child
  • Fulfillment of public schools’ unique constitutional duty to educate every child by preventing the diversion of public funds through vouchers, tax credits, education savings grants, and other mechanisms