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Local Education Agencies (LEA)

1. School districts are governed by their local school boards per TEC § 11.151(b).

“The trustees as a body corporate have the exclusive power and duty to govern and oversee the management of the public schools of the district.   534 more words

Education and the Texas Constitution

Adopted on February 15, 1876, the Texas Constitution has a specific provision for education.

Section I of Article VII says “A general diffusion of knowledge being essential to the preservation of the liberties and rights of the people, it shall be the duty of the legislature of the State to establish and make suitable provisions for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of free public schools.”

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The Foundations of Education Law 

The Constitution 

The United States Constitution is the highest law in the land. However, the Constitution does not specifically address education.

The Bill of Rights… 215 more words

St. Louis school districts sues 32 teachers who quit early

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The St. Louis public school district is suing 32 teachers for breaking their contracts by leaving their jobs early.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the district filed nearly identical lawsuits this summer against teachers who left the district in 2015 or 2016. 80 more words


School districts affected by Hurricane Harvey ask lawmakers for help

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Several school districts affected by Hurricane Harvey pleaded with lawmakers to get additional help during a Texas House Public Education Committee meeting Thursday. 354 more words


Vancouver Oral Surgery Group proves #OnePersonCanMakeADifference

In Vancouver, Washington, Back to School planning begins June 20.

Through that same date in August, Dr. Gregory Boice (shown, above, right) and the team at… 239 more words