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.
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…