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Texas Association of School Administrators
Internet Postings Required for School Districts
Updated March 2017

 

Note: The statutory provisions described and listed below are required to be posted online only if a school district maintains a website. Each link in the right-hand navigation column will take you to webpages throughout the district website with more specific details of the postings for SISD. For a comprehensive list and explanation of the postings as given by Texas Association of School Administrators, see below.

SISD Administrative Postings to meet Required Postings Provisions
Notice of School Board Meeting (Government Code, §551.056(a)-(b)): Requires the posting of a meeting notice on the district’s website, if a website is maintained.

Agenda for School Board Meeting (Government Code, §551.056): Requires the agenda to be concurrently posted with the meeting notice on the website if the school district maintains a website and contains all or part of the area within the corporate boundaries of a municipality with a population of 48,000 or more.

 
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Texas Academic Performance Report, District Rating (Education Code, §39.362), as amended by HB 3 (81st Legislature)): Requires a school district that maintains a website to post the most recent campus report card for each campus in the district, the information in the most recent performance report, the most recent accreditation status and performance rating of the district, and a definition and explanation of each accreditation status and performance rating.

Targeted Improvement Plan (Education Code, §39.106(e-1)(2), as amended by HB 3 (81stLegislature)): Requires a school district to post on its website, prior to a hearing, the targeted improvement plan a board of trustees will consider.

School Board’s Employment Policies (Education Code, §21.204(d)): Required the posting of the employment policies on the district website.

Conflict Disclosure Statements and Questionnaires (Local Government Code, §176.009(a), as amended by HB 1491 (80th Legislature)): Requires access to statements and questionnaires on the website if a school district maintains a website; school districts are not required to maintain a website.

Vacancy Postings (Education Code, §11.1513(d)(1)(B), as amended by SB 300 (81th Legislature)): Allows at least ten days’ notice of a vacant position requiring a certificate or license to be posted on the district’s website, if the school district maintains a website.

Superintendent’s Contract (FIRST, Title 19 Administrative Code, §109.1005(b)(2)(A)): Allows the publication of the superintendent’s contract on the district’s Internet website in lieu of submitting it in the district’s annual financial management report.


SISD Financial Postings to meet Required Postings Provisions

Electricity, Water, and Natural Gas Costs (Government Code, §2264.001(b), as amended by HB 3693 (80thLegislature)): Requires the posting of the metered amounts of electricity, water, and gas consumption for which the district is required to pay and the aggregate amounts of those services.

Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate (Tax Code, §26.05(b)): Requires a school district to post on its website a statement that indicates that it adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.

Summary of Proposed Budget (Education Code, §44.0041, as amended during the 79thLegislature, Third Called Session): Requires a school district to post on the district’s website a summary of the proposed budget if it maintains a website; summary must be concurrently posted with notice of the budget.

Adopted Budget (Education Code, §39.084, as amended by HB 3 (81st Legislature)): Requires a school district to prominently display on the district’s website for three years an external link of the budget adopted by the board of trustees.

Landowner’s Bill of Rights (Property Code, §21.0112(b)(2), as amended by HB 1495 (80th Legislature)): Requires a school district to make available, if technologically feasible, on its Internet website a landowner’s bill of rights prepared by the Attorney General.


SISD Academic Postings to meet Required Postings Provisions

Testing for Home Schooled Students (Education Code, §29.916(c), as amended by HB 1844, (80thLegislature)): Requires a school district to post on its website, if it maintains one, the dates that PSAT/NMSQT or any college advanced placement test will be administered, the availability of the exams to home schooled students and the procedures to register for them.

SISD Health Postings to meet Required Postings Provisions
Physical Activity Policies (Education Code, §28.004(k)): Requires a school district to post on its website, if it maintains a website, a statement of its physical activity policies for elementary, middle school, and junior high school students and statement of the number of times during the preceding year the health advisory council met, whether the district has adopted and enforces policies to ensure that campuses are complying with vending machine and food service guidelines, and whether the district has adopted and enforces policies that penalizes the use of tobacco products by students.

Immunization Awareness (Education Code, §38.019, as amended by HB 1059 (80th Legislature)): Requires a school district that maintains a website to prominently post in English and Spanish the immunizations required for public school, any immunizations or vaccines recommended for public school students, any health clinics that offer the influenza vaccine, and a link to the Department of State Health Services website where a person can learn about the procedures to claim an exemption from the immunization requirements.