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.
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.
Apr 23, 2022
Apr 14, 2022
A complaint was filed against a teacher with the State Board for Educator Certification, alleging that the teacher's certificate should be sanctioned…
Mar 31, 2022
An employee sued his former employer, alleging that the employer discriminated against him on the basis of race and religion and subjected him to a…
Mar 17, 2022
A school employee appealed his convictions of sexual assault of a child, improper relationship between an educator and a student and tampering with…