Advocacy Resources

Overview of Changes the SBOE Made to High School Graduation Requirements

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

83rd Legislative Session

2013 Final Bill Report
Summary of HB 5 (as signed into law)
2013 TASA Legislative Priorities

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
82nd Legislative Session
2011 Final Bill Report
TASA 2011 Legislative Program
2011 TASA Legislative Priorities
HB3 Issues and Solutions
Tracking the Education Dollar in Texas Public Schools (February 2011)
TASA/TASB Report on School District Mandates: Cost Drivers in Public Education (October 2010)
81st Legislative Session
TASA Summary of House Interim Charges (2009)
TASA Summary of Senate Interim Charges (2009)
TASA's 81st Legislative Session Final Bill Report
TASA 2009 Legislative Program
Topics for the 81st Legislature (November 2008)
80th Legislative Session
TASA's 80th Legislative Session Final Bill Report (2007)
TASA Summary of Senate Interim Charges - 80th Legislature (2007)
TASA Summary of House Interim Charges - 80th Legislature (2007)
Other Reports/Studies/Information
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