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2021 Legislative Summary now available
This guide summarizes key legislation relevant to Texas public schools that was enacted by the 87th Texas Legislature during the 2021 Regular Session. The bills are organized by topic, including Financial Matters, Elections, Accountability, Governance, Construction, Curriculum, Instruction, Student Health, Student Discipline, Safety and Personnel. Download the PDF for free from the TASB store.

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  • Districts will begin receiving Update 118 packets in mid-October

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Managing Military Leave
Managing military leave from a school district perspective can create challenges for HR staff as they navigate leave options and federal and state requirements.

New Employment after Retirement Information
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) recently posted a brochure detailing the limits and exceptions on employment after retirement (EAR) for retirees and TRS-covered employers.

Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced a deadline of Friday, November 19, 2021, for submitting a completed 2021–2022 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance.

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Hawkins ISD Names Lone Finalist

On October 19, the Hawkins ISD Board of Trustees named Susan Morton as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Morton currently serves as interim superintendent in Hawkins ISD.

Carthage ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On September 15, the Carthage ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our searches page as things progress.

Caldwell ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On August 23, the Caldwell ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our searches page as things progress.

Stephenville ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On August 11, the Stephenville ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our searches page as things progress.

Matagorda ISD Hires New Superintendent

On August 5, the Matagorda ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Barbara Marchbanks as the district’s new superintendent. Marchbanks most recently served as the superintendent in McDade ISD. 

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

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