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.
Jul 27, 2023
A complaint was filed against a seventh grade teacher with the State Board for Educator Certification, alleging that the teacher's certificate should…
Jul 12, 2023
A teacher sued a school district, arguing that it retaliated against him when it made the decision to terminate his contract.
May 11, 2023
A district proposed terminating a teacher's contract after she allegedly violated district policy and FERPA.
Apr 28, 2023
A veteran teacher filed a lawsuit against her principal and two HR employees, alleging they forced her to resign under duress and false pretenses.
Apr 13, 2023
A complaint was filed against a principal with the State Board for Educator Certification, alleging that his certification should be sanctioned…
Mar 2, 2023
A charter school teacher fired after an investigation into misconduct sued the school, claiming discrimination and that the termination was in…
Dec 1, 2022
A teacher was placed on administrative leave with pay after a student recorded her making inappropriate comments about other students. Weeks later,…
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.
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…