SHARS Handbook Officially Released

SHARS Handbook Officially Released

The holidays are finally here, and cooler weather is coming! In Texas, you never know how long it will last, so the next time you get the opportunity to curl up with your favorite pumpkin spice beverage and a good book, consider checking out the new School Health and...
Austin ISD, PTAs, the Lege, and Paxton

Austin ISD, PTAs, the Lege, and Paxton

Last March Austin ISD announced that it would no longer allow PTA funds to pay for staff positions.  (Many other Texas school districts already have policies prohibiting this practice.)  House Bill 1525, however, goes into effect on September 1st, and it requires...
HB 3979

HB 3979

Texas is now one of three states with a law limiting the teaching of critical race theory in a K-12 public school classroom.  HB 3979 was signed on June 15 by Governor Abbott, and it dictates how Texas teachers can speak on current events and our national history of...