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Records Management Basics for School Board Members

Get a quick overview of the Local Government Records Act (LGRA) and related rules established by the Texas State Library & Archives Commission (TSLAC).

School board members often hear about the daunting challenges of storing and managing the district’s information. Why aren’t records just deleted when students are withdrawn, employees leave, or construction projects end? This article provides basic information for board members about records retention under the Texas Local Government Records Act (LGRA).