Chapter 37 - Safe Schools Resources
Texas Education Code, Chapter 37
The following are links to resources available from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) to school districts concerning student discipline and school safety.
- TASB Contact Directory: TASB's Field Services representatives can help you make the tough decisions. Whether you're thinking about personnel, policy, legal liability, or training, ask the people who've been there and are backed by TASB's school-based line of services.
- Mail: P.O. Box 400, Austin, TX 78767-0400
- Phone: 512.467.0222
- Website: www.tasb.org
Student Discipline: Chapter 37 Offenses and Consequences Chart PDF
This chart is designed to assist school officials in determining the appropriate disciplinary responses to offenses committed both on and off campus. The chart is based on the requirements of Texas Education Code Chapter 37 and common provisions of local districts’ Student Codes of Conduct. Before making any final disciplinary decision, school officials should always consult their local Student Code of Conduct.
Title IX School Safety Choice Option Documents: The Unsafe School Choice Option (USCO) requires that each state receiving ESEA funds to establish and implement certain statewide policies. Such policies are to require that students attending a persistently dangerous public school or students who become victims of a violent criminal offense while in or on the grounds of a public school that they attend be allowed to attend a safe public school. In Texas, the USCO policy is designated the School Safety Choice Option (SSCO).
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