TCTA | Legal Updates
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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.

Complaint alleges teacher provided inappropriate assistance to students during STAAR tests

Oct 1, 2021

A complaint was filed with SBEC, alleging that a teacher's certification was subject to sanctions because the teacher had provided prohibited…

Parent holding toy gun at school charged with resisting arrest

May 21, 2020

A parent was detained and charged with resisting arrest based on his conduct while visiting his daughter's school for an awards ceremony. The parent…