HB 1495 80th Legislature
Landowner's Bill of Rights

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. Property code, §21.0112(b)(2)
HB 1059 80th Legislature
This bill requires school districts with website capabilities to post information relating to immunizations exceptions, required and suggested immunizations for school age children, information on health clinics offering vaccines and links to the DSHS website. Information should be available in English and Spanish. The Texas State Department of Health Services has immunization requirements for schools in English and Spanish at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/school/default.shtm.
HB 1844 80th Legislature
A school district is required to post on an Internet website maintained by the district the date the PSAT/NMSQT will be administered and the date any college advanced placement tests will be administered. The notice must state that the PSAT/NMSQT or the advanced placement test is available for home-schooled students eligible to attend school in the district and describe the procedures for a home-schooled student to register for the test.
HB 3693 80th Legislature
School districts and TEA are required to establish a goal to reduce annual electric consumption by five percent each state fiscal year for six years beginning September 1, 2007 . School districts and TEA are required to record electricity, water, and natural gas consumption in an electronic repository and report this information on a publicly accessible Internet website with an interface designed for ease of navigation.
HB 3297 78th Legislature TEC §39.251 and §39.252
(For 2007-2008) Districts are required by the 10th day of the new school year to have posted on the district website the following items: the School Report Cards for each campus (available at the AEIS website); the AEIS Report for the district; the current accountability rating, as of August 1, 2007 , for the district; and a definition and explanation of each rating, such as Table 6 (a PDF download) of the 2007 Accountability Manual Sample webpage for complying with Requirement for Notice of Performance http://www. tea .state.tx.us/perfreport/3297_sample.htm
  SB 1133 79th
Legislature Requires a school district to post notices of meetings of the school board on the school district’s website, if a website is maintained by, or for, the district and if a school district is located in whole or in part within the corporate boundaries of a municipality with a population of 48,000 or more. The Internet posting is in addition to any other posting required. The validity of a notice or agenda is not affected by a failure to comply with a requirement under the new section that is due to a technical problem beyond the control of the school district. This language is in addition to the current requirement to post meeting notices on a bulletin board at a place convenient to the public in the central administrative office of the district.
17 U.S.C. 512(c)(1), (2); 37 CFR 201.38
Entities must designate an agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement and include this information on its website in a location accessible to the public. Local Government Code Chapter 176 Conflict of Interest The district must provide access to information concerning business relationships between local government officials and vendors that contract with local government entities. The manner by which information about these business relationships are disclosed was the subject of extensive interpretation and clarification by the Attorney General in GA-0446. See: http://www.oag.state.tx.us/opinions/op50abbott/ga-... The records administrator for the entity is required to maintain a list of “local government officers of the entity and shall make that list available to the public and any person who may be required to file a questionnaire. In addition, entities are required to “provide access to the statements and questionnaires . . . on the Internet website maintained by the local governmental entity. Larger entities have additional internet website listing requirements. HB 1491 from the 80 th legislature codifies many of the rulings in GA-0446. It provides that a local governmental entity is not required to maintain an Internet site to provide access to statements and questionnaires.
Tax Code 26.05b
Districts must post on their website the Maintenance and Operations (M & O) tax rate if it exceeds the effective rate.
HB 1 Section 2.06 79th
Legislature, 3 rd called session Requires school districts to post on their website a summary of their proposed budget at the same time the districts post their notice of the budget. The summary must include aggregate and per student spending on instruction; instructional support; central administration; district operations; debt service; and any other category designated by the commissioner. The summary must also include a comparison to the previous year’s actual spending.
  SB 387 79th Legislature
School districts must implement the new requirements regarding posting notice of vacancies for which a license or certificate is required under Section 21.003. The district must provide such notice by posting the position on a bulletin board at a place convenient to the public in the district's central administrative office, a bulletin board at the central administrative office of each campus in the district during any time the office is open, and the district's Internet website, if any.
 HB 912 78th Legislature Education Code Section 21.204(d)
School districts must place their employment policies on their websites and have the policies available for inspection at each school.
19 TAC Chapter 109 Budgeting, Accounting, and Auditing Subchapter AA Commissioner's Rules Concerning Financial Accountability Rating System
A district that does not meet the 65% instructional expenditure standard may publish on their website their check register (excluding their payroll register) and their yearly payroll expenditure and receive full credit for this indicator. The district must notify the TEA within the 30-day review process that they have posted their register on the district's website and provide the website address to receive credit for this indicator.
Superintendent's Contract
Starting in calendar year 2007, the school district is to provide a copy of the superintendent's contract EITHER as a disclosure in the financial management report provided to attendees at the Schools FIRST hearing OR by posting the contract on the district's Internet site.
SB 42 79th Legislature
The legislation adds an emphasis on proper nutrition and exercise to the health curriculum required for kindergarten through grade 12 in Education Code Sec. 28.004. A school district shall publish in the student handbook and post on the district's Internet website, a statement of the policies adopted to ensure that elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students engage in at least 30 minutes per school day or 135 minutes per school week of physical activity; and a statement of:
o the number of times during the preceding year the district's school health advisory council has met;
o whether the district has adopted and enforces policies to ensure that district campuses comply with agency vending machine and food service guidelines for restricting student access to vending machines; and
o whether the district has adopted and enforces policies and procedures that prescribe penalties for the use of tobacco products by students and others on school campuses or at school-sponsored or school-related activities.
SB 282 80th Legislature
Requires school districts to notify the parent(s) and/or guardian(s) of all students in grades 9 – 12 of the availability of programs under which they may earn college credit, including Advanced Placement programs, International Baccalaureate programs, dual credit programs, and joint high school and college credit programs. The notification may be provided on the district’s Internet website and must include the name and contact information of any public or private entity offering such a program.
  HB 2427 80th Legislature Education Code, 22.004(d)
Requires a school district 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.
TEC 39.084 Adopted Budget Districts are required to maintain the adopted budget on the district's website until the third anniversary of the date the budget was adopted.
7.3.7 Sate Compensatory Education Audit Campus and District Improvement Plans
Career and Technical Education
Methods of Administration (MOA)
Nixon-Smiley CISD offers career and technical education programs in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. Admission to these programs is based on annual scheduling per student requests. It is the policy of Nixon-Smiley CISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. It is the policy of Nixon-Smiley CISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Nixon-Smiley CISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Cathy L. Lauer, at PO Box 400, Nixon, Texas 78140, 830-582-1536 ext. 103 and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Dr. Cathy L. Lauer, at PO Box 400, Nixon, Texas 78140, 830-582-1536 ext. 103.