Discussion of Pending Litigation
November 17, 2011
COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD: DISCUSSION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: NO ACTION
SUMMARY: The State Board of Education will enter executive session in accordance with the Texas Government Code, §551.071(1)(A), to discuss pending and contemplated litigation with the general counsel, legal staff, and, if necessary, attorney(s) from the Attorney General's Office. The Committee of the Full Board will meet in Room 1-103 to discuss this item.
Cases to be discussed may include:
Texas Taxpayer & Student Fairness Coalition; Hillsboro ISD, Hutto ISD, Nacogdoches ISD, Pflugerville ISD, San Antonio ISD, Taylor ISD, Van ISD, Randy Pittenger, Chip Langston; and Shelby Davidson, as Next of Friend of Cortland, Carli and Casi Davidson v. Robert Scott, Commissioner of Education, in his Official Capacity; Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, in her Official Capacity; Texas State Board of Education; in the 200th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas D-1-GN-11-003130; and
any other litigation arising after the date of posting or reasonably contemplated as of the date of the board meeting.
BOARD RESPONSE: Board may advise and comment.
PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION: The committee is apprised of pending litigation at each board meeting.
FUTURE ACTION EXPECTED: Continued briefing on procedural developments.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: None.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.
OTHER COMMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES: None.
Commissioner of Education
Staff Member Responsible:
David Anderson, General Counsel