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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, if a website is maintained.

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.

School Board’s Employment Policies (Education Code, §21.204(d))

  • Requires the posting of a district's employment policies on the website, if a website is maintained.
  • Report on Highly Qualified Teachers

Group Health Coverage Plan (Education Code, §22.004(d), as amended by HB 2427 (80th Legislature))

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

Vacancy Postings (Education Code, §11.163(d)(1)(B))

  • Requires at least ten days notice of a vacant position in the school district to be posted on
    the district’s website, if the school district maintains a website.

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.

Superintendent’s Contract (Title 19 Administrative Code, §109.1001(o)(B)(i)) 

  • The school district is to provide a copy of the superintendent’s contract EITHER as a disclosure in the financial management report provided to the attendees at the Schools FIRST hearing OR by posting the contract on the district’s website. 

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.

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, 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. Visit High School Counselor for more information.

College Credit Programs (Education Code, §28.010(b), as amended by SB 282, (80th Legislature))

  • Allows a school district to post on its website a notice regarding the availability of
    college credit programs in the district. Visit High School Counselor for more information.

Career and Technology Education Notification of Nondiscrimination in English and Spanish

  • Requires a school district to post on its website a notice regarding it's policy of Nondiscrimination in "Career and Technology Programs".

 

Accountability   Most recent AEIS Reports available (Primary-007904103, Elementary-007904101, Jr. High-007904041) 

  • Please read this letter from Superintendent Michelle Carroll Smith explaining the NCLB Report Cards for not only the Lytle ISD but for the entire state and explanation of the data.
  • (Education Code, §39.252) 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 performance rating of the district, and a definition and explanation of each performance rating.

 

Health

Physical Activity Policies (Education Code, §28.004(k))

  • Requires a school district to post on its 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.
  • Elementary school and middle school students engage in at least 30 minutes per school day or 135 minutes per school week of physical activity.  SB 42 79th Legislature

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 (see Health Services),  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.