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TASB Talks

Nov 25, 2019

Miranda Beard, former National School Boards Association president and Mississippi school board member, joined us for an interview at txEDCON19, the TASA | TASB Convention. We discussed a variety of subjects, including her advice for school board candidates and new trustees, how boards can better engage...


Nov 13, 2019

We interviewed two different guests with two different perspectives on dyslexia. Dr. Karlyn Keller, division director of special education at TASB, shares her expertise on the subject. Addie Sassman, adjuster for TASB Risk Management Services, is a parent of two sons with dyslexia. 

What exactly is dyslexia? Are there...


Oct 14, 2019

President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert S. Kaplan joined us live at the TASA | TASB Convention. The economy and education are intertwined, and he tells us the biggest strengths and weaknesses of each. How can educators prepare students for what's coming next in the economy? Kaplan discusses the...


Oct 4, 2019

The legislative session may be over, but the action hasn’t stopped. Policymakers are busy implementing the laws passed during the last session. Dax Gonzalez of TASB Government Relations sits down with host Amanda Quraishi to discuss the status of all our favorite bills from the 86th. 

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Sep 11, 2019

Texas has one of the highest percentages of English language learners in the country at 18%. How can we best support this population? Do schools have the resources they need to serve them? What is the difference between bilingual education and English as a second language? We chat about these questions and more...