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

2015 TASA Legislative Priorities
Education Service Centers: Providing Vital Support to School Districts
Update on the Progress of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

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
Sample Voucher Resolution (pdf)
Sample Voucher Resolution (docx)
TASA/TASB Report on School District Mandates: Cost Drivers in Public Education (January 2013)
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