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TASB Talks is regular podcast produced by the Texas Association of School Boards. Each episode we talk with subject-matter experts on important education-related issues.

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TASB Talks is regular podcast produced by the Texas Association of School Boards. Each episode we talk with subject-matter experts on important education-related issues.

    Episode 40: Preview of the 87th Texas Legislature

    Episode 40: Preview of the 87th Texas Legislature

    The Texas legislative session begins January 12, and the pandemic is sure to have a major impact on the proceedings. We talk with Dax Gonzalez, TASB’s division director of Governmental Relations, about what to expect when it comes to education funding, state budget woes, charter school expansion, and more.
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    ©2021 Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    • 42 min
    Episode 39: New Title IX Regulations

    Episode 39: New Title IX Regulations

    Sarah Orman, lead attorney for TASB Legal Services, joins us to discuss the Title IX regulations that went into effect on August 14. With new rules about defining and responding to sexual harassment, it's important for Texas school districts to be aware of the changes and train staff appropriately.

    For more on the new Title IX regulations, visit TASB Legal eSource: https://bit.ly/3mqCwmz 
    Joe Biden has indicated that as president he would take steps to roll back the current Title IX regulations. Read more: https://bit.ly/3fRzqpf 
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    eXceptional Governance: Angela Herron on the Role of a Board President

    eXceptional Governance: Angela Herron on the Role of a Board President

    We speak to Dr. Angela Herron, chief teaching and learning officer at Grand Prairie ISD, about her research on school board presidents and their relationships to the rest of the board. She discusses the role of the president as a facilitator between the superintendent and the rest of the board, and the shift in boards to serving the community as a whole.
    Herron will share her research at the upcoming XG Summit, a conference that focuses on how school boards can positively affect student achievement through eXceptional Governance. Registration is now open for the XG Summit, taking place online November 9-10. https://bit.ly/2Gwah69 
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    • 9 min
    eXceptional Governance: Davis Campbell on Characteristics of High-Functioning Boards

    eXceptional Governance: Davis Campbell on Characteristics of High-Functioning Boards

    Former California School Boards Association Executive Director Davis W. Campbell shares the four characteristics of high-functioning school boards. Boards must be unified in order to provide a high-quality education to all students. He also chats with us about the opportunity gap and how it's been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Campbell will share his expertise at the upcoming XG Summit, a conference that focuses on how school boards can positively affect student achievement through eXceptional Governance. Registration is now open for the XG Summit, taking place online November 9-10. https://bit.ly/2Gwah69 
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    • 10 min
    eXceptional Governance: Samuel Bonsu on Board Self-Assessment

    eXceptional Governance: Samuel Bonsu on Board Self-Assessment

    Dr. Samuel Bonsu Jr., researcher and assistant principal in Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, shares his knowledge of the board self-assessment survey and the five standards that define the duty of a school board member. 
    Bonsu will share more of his research at the upcoming XG Summit, a conference that focuses on how school boards can positively affect student achievement through eXceptional Governance. Registration is now open for the XG Summit, taking place online November 9-10. https://bit.ly/2Gwah69 
     
    ©2020 Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    • 10 min
    eXceptional Governance: Paul Johnson on the Practices of Effective School Boards

    eXceptional Governance: Paul Johnson on the Practices of Effective School Boards

    Dr. Paul Johnson, associate professor at Bowling Green State University and a researcher on how school boards impact student achievement, shares with us his 12 leadership practices of effective school boards. He also discusses the importance of a healthy relationship between boards and superintendents and offers his own experience serving as a trustee.
    Johnson is a featured speaker at the upcoming XG Summit, a conference that focuses on how school boards can positively affect student achievement through eXceptional Governance. Registration is now open for the XG Summit, taking place online November 9-10. https://bit.ly/2Gwah69 
    ©2020 Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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