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.
Oct 6, 2022
A student filed suit against a school district in federal court, alleging that the district failed to respond appropriately to incidents of racial…
Sep 22, 2022
Parents filed due process complaints against Houston and Pearland ISDs in June 2017, arguing that the districts failed to evaluate their child for…
Sep 8, 2022
An eighth grader sued her school district, alleging it failed to train staff members and address complaints of reported peer harassment based on race…
Aug 25, 2022
A student sued after her class rank dropped from second to third when her high school was consolidated with another school.
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…
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