Happy New Year!
In all of the hustle of the holidays, remember that the new year will bring the start of the 85th Texas Legislative Session. TASSP encourages you to stay informed and current with the proposed legislation. Your voice matters to your school, your students, teachers and community. Be the voice that speaks up about how proposed legislation would affect your campus, specifically your students. Stay connected by creating an account with Texas Legislature Online. You can watch committee meetings and sessions through online streaming. There are many proposed topics that could greatly affect your school. Be the voice. Be the vision.
New Year Checklist:
To offer Texas principals and assistant principals a forum to explore the best practices in school administration with the ultimate goal of helping facilitate student learning. It is the intent of the organization that we honor our motto, "Above All, Students First," in all that we do.
• Texas Rural Schools Task Force to host regional forums Click here
• Statement of Commissioner Morath regarding public release of A-F work-in-progress report Click Here
• The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission’s student contests reminder. Click here for details
• SBOE approves $2.46 billion distribution to public schools Click here
• Let the students tell the story of their school. Check out the 2015 winners and get in the game! Enter the TASB Student Video Contest Entries will be accepted Dec. 1 - Jan. 13.