TCTA's award-winning annual Survival Guide is the ultimate reference tool for Texas educators. It covers classroom-related topics from duty-free lunch to STAAR.
Please note that all legal material in the Survival Guide is for general reference only and is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. TCTA members who have questions or need further information may contact the TCTA staff at 888-879-8282. Members may submit general questions of a legal nature using Ask-a-Lawyer.
Information contained in the 2020-21 TCTA Survival Guide is current as of September 2020 but is subject to change. Look for the 2021-22 issue of Survival Guide in early October 2021.
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Following are some of the key statutes on teacher rights, working conditions and related topics.