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AG issues opinion on instructional materials for schools

The Texas attorney general said in a December 4 opinion that a court likely would determine that the Legislature has not specifically delegated to the State Board of Education (SBOE) the authority to enact certain rules on school districts’ adoption of textbooks and … Continue reading

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AG opinion sought on instructional materials for schools

Questions about how school districts adopt textbooks and other instructional materials were raised by lawmakers during the 2015 session and recently prompted a request for an opinion from the Texas attorney general on the role of the State Board of Education (SBOE) … Continue reading

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AG issues opinion on bill banning Common Core standards

Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an opinion addressing potential overlap between the required curriculum standards for Texas public schools and the Common Core standards used in many other states. HB 462 by Huberty, enacted by the 83rd Legislature in 2013, prohibits school districts … Continue reading

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AG opinion pending on bill banning Common Core standards

A pending Texas attorney general opinion on a recently enacted school curriculum law could help determine whether public schools may use instructional materials that reference a set of national curriculum standards. The pending opinion concerns HB 462 by Huberty, enacted by the 83rd … Continue reading

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