The following topics are covered in the "Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities" section of TCTA's 2016-17 Survival Guide, the ultimate reference tool for Texas educators.
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.
These laws apply to school districts and campuses that operate under the Texas Education Code and are not necessarily applicable to the following: charter schools; programs, campuses or districts that have waivers from the commissioner of education; districts of innovation; or alternative education programs.