Common Legal QuestionsWhat happens when you need to be absent? What precautions should you take with technology? Find information on these and many other employment issues in this section.
Absences and Leave
What happens when you need to be absent?
Assignments and Duties
Your rights regarding your employee assignment.
Charters, DOIs, and Partnerships: Alternative Education Environments
Know what to look for and what questions to ask if you apply for a position in one of these alternative education environments.
Conference Time and Duty-Free Lunch
What are your rights?
Educator Resignations and Requests for Contract Release
Your rights if you choose to quit your job.
Evaluations and Responses
What you need to know about teacher appraisals and evaluations for other staff.
Your right to deal with employment concerns.
Meetings and Communications with Supervisors, Co-workers, and Parents
The law on communicating with supervisors, colleagues, and parents.
Parent and Student Rights
What to keep in mind when working with your students and their parents.
Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect
Answers to Texas educators’ FAQs.
Special Education and Section 504
The law pertaining to students with disabilities.
Essential knowledge for classroom management.
Teachers and Grading
Guidance and requirements from the Texas Education Code on grading.
Technology in the Classroom
What precautions should you take?