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Administrative

Notice of School Board Meeting (Government Code, §551.056(a)-(b))
Requires the posting of a meeting notice on the district’s website.

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.

Conflict Disclosure Statements and Questionnaires
(Local Government Code, §176.009(a), as amendedby 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.

Campus Report Card, 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 (81st Legislature))
Requires a school district to post on its website, prior to a hearing, the targeted improvement plan a board of trustees will consider.

  • Not Applicable to Frisco ISD

School Board’s Employment Policies (Education Code, §21.204(d))
Requires the posting of the employment policies on the website, if a website is maintained.

Group Health Coverage Report and Plan (Education Code, §22.004(d), as amended by HB 2427 (80th Legislature))
Requires a school district that does not participate in the TRS uniform group insurance program to post on its website, if it maintains a website, the annual report submitted to TRS and a copy of the group health coverage plan.

Check Register (FIRST, Title 19 Administrative Code, §109.1002(e)(2)(D))
Allows the publication of the check register on the district’s website to receive points in calculating the 65% expenditure requirement.

 
Finance

Electricity, Water, and Natural Gas Costs (Government Code, §2264.001(b), as amended by HB 3693 (80th Legislature))
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 79th Legislature, 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.

Financial Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2012

Financial Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2013

 
Academic

Testing for Home Schooled Students (Education Code, §29.916(c), as amended by HB 1844, (80th Legislature))
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.

Electronic Courses (Education Code, §29.909(f))
Requires a school district participating in the program to create maintain on its website and “informed choice” report in format determined by the commissioner.

 
Health

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.

 
No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

Texas NCLB Report Cards
Section 1111(h)(2) of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) requires each local education agency (LEA) that receives Title I, Part A funding to disseminate specific LEA- and campus-level data to 1) all LEA campuses, 2) parents of all enrolled students, and 3) to make the information widely available through public means such as posting on the internet, distribution to the media, or distribution through public agencies.

To meet this requirement the Texas Education Agency (TEA) provides these statistics at the state level and for each district or campus that is required.

 
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