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  This material provides information on legal issues for teachers in Texas. It is excerpted from a brochure written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.  
This article provides information on how a school must interact with parents with limited English proficiency. This article was written by the United States Department of Education.     
This article tells how to file a complaint with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) about the special education services being provided by a school district. This article was written by Disability Rights Texas. 
This article contains a link to a handbook entitled "Peace of Mind: A Guide to Supporting Special Kids with Special Needs”. The handbook is intended to identify and generally explain the unique issues that parents of children with special needs commonly face including, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, housing...
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's publication provides comprehensive information about assistive technology and funding sources.
This article contains information on school rights and disaster recovery. This article was written by Lone Star Legal Aid and can be found here.  
This article provides answers to common questions about what to do for a student who qualifies as a victim of bullying; specifically, how the school handles the complaint, alternatives to transferring and more. This article was written by Disability Rights Texas. 
This article provides students and parents with information about the laws available to help students with disabilities to receive a "free appropriate public education." This article was written by Disability Rights Texas - Main Office.