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 working with a school attorney, goal setting, and good governance.
Your local school board policy manual contains TASB's (LEGAL) reference policies and board-adopted (LOCAL) policies. Your district may also have relevant administrative regulations. For more information on the board's powers and duties, see your district policy manual at the following codes:
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||Selection and Duties of Chief Tax Officials|
||Selection of and Relationship with Attorney|
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- The Texas Education Agency (TEA) Office of School Governance provides information about board duties, special accreditation investigations, and other resources.
- The TEA Depository Contracts Web Site provides an overview of depository contract laws and procedures and related forms as well as answers to frequently asked questions about depository contracts.