The following topics are covered in the "Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities" section of TCTA's 2020-21 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

This section contains some of the key statutes on teacher rights, working conditions and related topics. 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.

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