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TASB Talks

May 3, 2021

TASB Governmental Relations is tracking 1,000 bills. Meanwhile, time is running out to get legislation heard. 

This week, Dax and Q discuss the $11.2 billion in federal relief funds that will be allocated to Texas public schools. How will they be distributed? What's the timeline?

Our hosts also chat about SB 28 and...


Apr 26, 2021

The House is working on the state budget. Some important amendments were made to SB 1 that affect education, including guidance on the $18 billion in federal relief funds.

SB 28 would limit the power of the State Board of Education and give more power to the education commissioner when it comes to charter...


Apr 19, 2021

Things are moving quickly in the #txlege. Listen to Dax and Q discuss:

  • The state budget and what it means for public education
  • SB 28, a bill that would weaken oversight of charters
  • $18 billion in federal funds meant for schools that have not been distributed. 

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Apr 13, 2021

On this week's Lege Update, Dax and Q talk about:

  • The budget bill that passed the Texas Senate.
  • An update on federal stimulus money for schools.
  • What happened with STAAR testing?

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Apr 5, 2021

TASB Governmental Relations is tracking more than 1,000 bills in the Texas Legislature. Dax and Amanda discuss just a few of them, including:

  • SB 1, the Senate's budget bill
  • SB 28, charter school expansion
  • SB 481, pandemic operations
  • HB 299, individual graduation committees
  • HB 1525, the House Bill 3 (2019) cleanup...