Board Roles and Responsibilities

The Texas Education Code charges school boards, as governing bodies, with overseeing the management of local school districts.  The following are resources related to the board's powers and duties, including records access, working with a school attorney, goal setting, and good governance.

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA) School Governance Unit in the Complaints, Investigations & Enforcement Division is responsible for the selection, training, and placement of monitors and conservators in a school district.
  • The TEA Depository Contracts for School Districts website provides an overview of depository contract laws and procedures and related forms.