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 5, 2023
A complaint was filed against a teacher with SBEC, alleging that the teacher's certification was subject to sanctions for contract abandonment.
Jul 12, 2023
A teacher sued a school district, arguing that it retaliated against him when it made the decision to terminate his contract.
Jun 8, 2023
A school district filed a complaint against a teacher with the State Board for Educator Certification, alleging that the teacher's certificate should…
Feb 16, 2023
A district's board of trustees voted to propose the termination of the teacher's contract before the end of the school year. The teacher requested a…
Apr 23, 2022
Recent rule changes give SBEC flexibility when issuing sanctions against educators for contract abandonment.
Jan 20, 2022
At a hearing, an administrative law judge determined that a teacher had good cause to resign from her contract.
Aug 6, 2021
Most teachers in Texas are employed by school districts under an employment contract that states that they may resign from the contract for the…
Oct 8, 2020
The deadline to resign from a Chapter 21 contract has passed and educators are dealing with continuously changing patterns of COVID-19 risk, varying…