Advocacy Resources

Critical Information/Documents

Internet Postings Required of School Districts (updated September 2016)

Contracts and Disclosure of Parties: Who Is Interested? (summer 2016)

Ethical Disclosures 2.0: HB 23 in the Era of Transparency (fall 2015)

85th Legislative Session – 2017

Setting Aside A-F is a Legislative Imperative (August 2016)

Final Report of the Texas Commission on Next-Generation Assessments and Accountability (August 2016)

2017 TASA Legislative Priorities (August 2016)

84th Legislative Session 2015

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 February 9, 2016)

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

Texas High Performance Schools Consortium Report to the 84th Legislature (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

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

Tracking the Education Dollar: Report on School District Expenditures (May 2014)

Money Does Matter! – Equity Center (2010)

NAEP report comparing private schools and public schools

Office of Attorney General Open Government Training

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