Mask Wars

Mask Wars

There were several new developments this week in the Mask Wars raging throughout Texas schools. First, Disability Rights Texas filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Greg Abbott and TEA Commissioner Mike Morath.  The suit claims that the executive order banning mask...
Program Review as An Ongoing Process

Program Review as An Ongoing Process

A guest blog from Denise Carter of TASB Student Solutions Students receiving services through special education, Section 504, and English learner programs are among the most vulnerable in your district, and often the most challenging to appropriately educate. These...
Battleground or School Playground?

Battleground or School Playground?

Speaking via Zoom to anxious parents, one Austin ISD principal pleaded to his audience by saying, “Don’t make the battleground for wearing or not wearing a mask [our] elementary school.”  This admonishment did little to prevent the chat from blowing up in response....