Issues related to public school employment and students sometimes must be resolved above the campus or district levels. Some cases go to the Texas commissioner of education or State Board for Educator Certification; others are decided by the courts. TCTA reports on cases of interest in our emailed eUpdate newsletter. You'll also find those reports below.
Aug 11, 2022
A kindergarten teacher involved in a physical altercation with a student was suspended from her teaching duties and reassigned to another position…
Jul 28, 2022
A teacher accused of inappropriate conduct with a student requested a hearing regarding his suspension without pay.
Jul 15, 2022
A high school football coach sued his school district regarding his right to pray at games.
Jun 23, 2022
The Supreme Court says Maine violated the Constitution when it refused to make public funding available for students to attend religious schools.
Jun 9, 2022
A child's parents filed a lawsuit following a dispute with their son's school district over special education services.
May 27, 2022
A company sued a school district for trademark infringement, claiming its "million-word" reading program contained identical requirements to the…
May 12, 2022
The parent of an elementary school student sued a school district, alleging that the district failed to provide appropriate special education…
Apr 28, 2022
A student sued a police officer, alleging that the officer violated his Fourth Amendment rights.
Apr 23, 2022
Recent rule changes give SBEC flexibility when issuing sanctions against educators for contract abandonment.