Advocacy Resources

Tracking the Education Dollar: Report on School District Expenditures

Overview of Changes the SBOE Made to High School Graduation Requirements

TEA's final waiver request to the USDE, Aug. 28, 2013

84th Legislative Session

House Interim Charges Related to Public Education (November 2015)

Senate Interim Charges Related to Public Education (November 2015)

TEA FAQs Document on HB 2610 (Minutes of Instruction) (Updated November 16, 2015)

TEA Letter to Administrators on HB 4 and High-Quality Pre-K Programs

TASA's 2015 Final Bill Report

TEA Briefing Book on Texas Public Education Legislation

Presentation Slides from TASA Legislative Update at the UT/TASA Summer Conference on Education (June 2015)

TASA's Initial Bill Summary Report (Final Bill Report available above.)

2015 TASA Legislative Priorities

Education Service Centers: Providing Vital Support to School Districts

Update on the Progress of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium (December 2014)

Talking Points on Private School Vouchers

Talking Points on Taxpayer Savings Grants

TASA/TASB Report on School District Mandates: Cost Drivers in Public Education (March 2015)

83rd Legislative Session

2013 Final Bill Report

Summary of HB 5 (as signed into law)

Texas High Performance Schools Consortium Report to the 83rd Texas Legislature (December 2012)

Sample Voucher Resolution (pdf)

Sample Voucher Resolution (docx)

2013 Grassroots Campaign

Teacher Retirement System

TRS Pension Benefit Study 2012

TRS-Care Sustainability Study 2012

A Snapshot of TRS: A Strong Economic Driver in Texas

The Truth About TRS

TRS: A Great Value for ALL Texans

Other Reports/Studies/Information

Cargill Letter on Revisions to Math Standards

Money Does Matter! – Equity Center (2010)

NAEP report comparing private schools and public schools

Office of Attorney General Open Government Training

Critical Information/Documents

Internet Postings Required for School Districts (updated 10/04/11)

Conflict of Interest Q & A

Topics of Interest
Coalition to Invest in Texas Schools Core Principles
*West Orange-Cove Litigation Summaries & Statements*

Texas Supreme Court Staff Summary

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, and Haynes & Boone Summary

Moak, Casey & Associates, LLP, Summary

MALDEF Summary

Equity Center Statement

Center for Public Priorities Statement