District Information

HB5 Student & Community Engagement

In the 83rd Legislative Session, the Legislature passed House Bill 5 relating to public school accountability, including assessment and curriculum requirements. Within the bill, Section 46 required each district to assign a performance rating of exemplary, recognized, acceptable, or unacceptable for the district and each of its campuses for overall performance and nine individual factors.

District Improvement Plan

Texas Education Code 11.253 (c) requires that each school year, the principal of each school campus, with the assistance of the campus-level committee, shall develop, review, and revise the campus improvement plan for the purpose of improving student performance for all student populations with respect to the student achievement indicators and any other appropriate performance measures for special needs populations.

BQ (LEGAL) states the Board shall adopt a policy to establish a District/campus-levelplanning and decision-making process that will involve the professionalstaff of the District, parents of students enrolled in the District,business representatives, and community members in establishingand reviewing the District’s educational plans, goals,performance objectives, and major classroom instructional programs.Education Code 11.251(b)

Chapter 313 Agreements
The 2009 Legislature’s HB 3676 requires the Comptroller’s office to post certain documents related to Tax Code Chapter 313 value-limitation applications and agreements on its website within 15 days of their creation or receipt.

HB 3676 also requires school districts to provide the Comptroller with any applications or application amendments within seven days of their receipt, for posting on the Comptroller’s website. The districts also must provide a link to the Comptroller’s web page on their own websites.