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TASB Talks

Dec 4, 2017

(22:57) As the Texas Education Agency (TEA) transitions from the current accountability system to A–F, what changes can school districts expect? Susan Whisenant, director of curriculum and instructional design for TASB, discusses how grades are determined and what trustees and administrators should do now to prepare...


Nov 20, 2017

(24:00) Over the last few years, we've seen an increase in immigration enforcement. How does this affect schools and what can they do to minimize any disruption? Joy Baskin, division director for TASB Legal Services joins us to discuss these issues and more, including what schools should do if law enforcement requests...


Nov 13, 2017

(17:46) Texas public schools are open to all students, regardless of immigration status. Has this always been the case? What is the difference between an immigrant and foreign student? How do our public schools verify eligibility for admission, including residency and age? Joy Baskin of TASB Legal Services answers these...


Oct 24, 2017

(23:31) We hit the Exhibit Hall floor during the TASA/TASB Convention to talk to board members and administrators about how they get their schools involved in the community.

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Aug 30, 2017

(17:39) The special legislative session of 2017 was a wild ride for public education. From vouchers to school finance to unfunded teacher pay raises, the stakes were high. We chat with Dax Gonzalez of TASB Governmental Relations about the outcomes of the special session, and the details of House Bill 21.

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