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.
Sep 7, 2023
A parent filed a lawsuit after a school resource officer tased her son while attempting to prevent him from exiting the school building.
Jun 23, 2023
A district proposed termination of two employees after learning they both received extra pay while working to upgrade the district's payroll system.
May 26, 2023
A school secretary sued her employer school district, alleging that it violated the Texas Whistleblower Act.
Dec 15, 2022
A registered sex offender was arrested and charged with failure to comply with his registration requirements by knowingly entering school grounds…
Feb 3, 2022
A complaint of negligent supervision was filed against an employee of an after-school program after a 5-year-old wandered away from the building.
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…
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…