Statement from TASB President Ted Beard
Uvalde ISD school community,
As the President of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), I extend deep condolences to your school community.
Our TASB Board of Directors — representing every region and school board in Texas — stands with you in solidarity, heartache, and support.
We are deeply pained for your community after the horrific act of violence perpetrated upon Robb Elementary yesterday. Please extend our support and heartfelt sympathies to your entire community, especially your students, parents, and staff.
TASB is a nonprofit organization established in 1949 to serve local Texas school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.4 million public school students.