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TASB Talks

Feb 11, 2021

We chat with Dax Gonzalez, TASB’s director of Governmental Relations, about the projected revenues for the state’s upcoming budget cycle, education committee assignments, and what to expect at the TASA/TASB Legislative Conference taking place on February 23. 

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Feb 2, 2021

Students are the primary stakeholders in education. How can district leaders engage students to co-create, work through problems together, and seek a variety of perspectives to improve student experiences? Merrit Jones, senior advisor for Student Voice, shares her experiences working with districts across...


Jan 7, 2021

The Texas legislative session begins January 12, and the pandemic is sure to have a major impact on the proceedings. We talk with Dax Gonzalez, TASB’s division director of Governmental Relations, about what to expect when it comes to education funding, state budget woes, charter school expansion, and more.

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Nov 30, 2020

Sarah Orman, lead attorney for TASB Legal Services, joins us to discuss the Title IX regulations that went into effect on August 14. With new rules about defining and responding to sexual harassment, it's important for Texas school districts to be aware of the changes and train staff appropriately.

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Nov 5, 2020

We speak to Dr. Angela Herron, chief teaching and learning officer at Grand Prairie ISD, about her research on school board presidents and their relationships to the rest of the board. She discusses the role of the president as a facilitator between the superintendent and the rest of the board, and the shift in boards...