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Legal Updates

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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.

Parent sues district over child's special education placement

May 12, 2022

The parent of an elementary school student sued a school district, alleging that the district failed to provide appropriate special education…

Court sides with parents of students with disabilities in lawsuit over masks in schools

Nov 18, 2021

A district court ruled that GA-38 conflicts with the ADA and Section 504 because it excludes disabled children from participating in and denies them…