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Enhancing Student Success

Creating a Culture of Support for Teachers Is Vital to Student Success

Creating a Culture of Support for Teachers Is Vital to Student Success

You know how important teachers are in influencing student achievement, and you know the obstacles to recruiting and retaining talent. TASB can help your school board understand its role in creating a school culture that develops and retains great teachers who improve student outcomes.

Training on Evaluating and Improving Student Outcomes

Training on Evaluating and Improving Student Outcomes

TASB offers new and experienced school trustees two easy ways accomplish mandatory Evaluating and Improving Student Outcomes training: online and in district. This training covers evaluating and improving student academic performance, and provides a better understanding the school board’s role in providing oversight and strategic leadership on student academic achievement.

The Science Behind How School Boards Affect Student Achievement

The Science Behind How School Boards Affect Student Achievement

School boards can impact student achievement—and new research proves it. Find out what best practices your school board can adopt to improve student outcomes and close achievement gaps.  

The School Board Behaviors that Matter Most for Student Success in Texas

The School Board Behaviors that Matter Most for Student Success in Texas

Our governance study uncovers the behaviors that differentiate an effective from ineffective school board. Learn what behaviors matter the most and sign your district up for a free analysis of how your board stacks up.

These Board Behaviors Can Lead to Poor Student Performance

These Board Behaviors Can Lead to Poor Student Performance

Do you want to know what pitfalls and school board behaviors can negatively impact student achievement? Learn about the board actions and attitudes that make a difference for students and how to measure your board’s performance with TASB’s free XG assessment.

Setting Superintendent Performance Goals to Improve Student Achievement

Setting Superintendent Performance Goals to Improve Student Achievement

Your board is focused on improving student achievement. Refining superintendent performance goals can help move the needle on this important measure while also holding your superintendent accountable for student performance.

Part 1: What School Board Members Need to Know about Misrepresentation in Special Education

Part 1: What School Board Members Need to Know about Misrepresentation in Special Education

Racial disparities in special education reveal that school boards still have work to do to ensure every child has full access to a public education. Part 1 of our three-part series looks at the history of misrepresentation in special education—and what questions your board can start asking. 

Part 2: Here's How Racial Numbers Are Skewed in Special Ed Populations

Part 2: Here

Racial imbalance exists in special education identification, as evidenced by statistical analysis. Part 2 of our three-part series gives you a clearer picture of the racial makeup of students by disability, how the identification process impacts them, and what your school board can do to improve special education in the district.

Part 3: Moving Toward Race-Conscious Practice in Special Education

Part 3: Moving Toward Race-Conscious Practice in Special Education

Is special education identification truly color blind? In the final article of our three-part series, discover the difference between race-neutral and race-conscious special education programs, how your school board can begin a frank review of racial disparities, and how to improve your special education program.