ADMINISTRATIVE – A school district requires 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.
Agenda for School Board Meetings (Government Code, §551.056) SB 1133 79th Legislature - Click here to view MISD Board Meeting Agendas
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.
Local Government Officer – Conflicts Disclosure Statements
Conflict Disclosure Statements and Questionnaire
Notice of Vacancies for Licensed / Certified Positions (For Notice of Vacancies see Human Resources)
SB 387 79th Legislature (Education Code, §11.163(d) and 11.1513(d)(1)(B)) – Allows at least ten days notice of a vacant position requiring a certificate or license to be posted on the district's website.
Career Opportunities (See Human Resources)
Superintendent's Contract (FIRST, Title 19 Administrative Code, §109.1005(b)(2)(A)) – Allows the publication of the superintendent's contract on the district's Internet website in lieu of submitting it in the district's annual financial management report.
July 2017 – June 2020 – Superintendent's Contract
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.
Testing for Home Schooled Students (Education Code, §29.916(c)) HB 1844 80th Legislature – A school district is required to post on an Internet website maintained by the district the date the PSAT/TSI or any college advanced placement tests will be administered, the availability of the exams to home schooled students and the procedures to register for them.
Testing for Home Schooled Students: Gina Sanders, Instructional Coach, (512) 273-2522 ext. 1602
Electronic Courses (Education Code, §29.909(f)) – Electronic Courses - None offered at this time
College Credit Programs (Education Code, §28.010(b)) – 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.
Contact Heather Stidham, (512)273-2522 ext. 1310, or Instructional Coach Gina Sanders at (512) 273-2522 ext, 1602 for additional information.
BUDGET – Summary of Proposed Budget (Education Code, §44.0041) – 9th Legislature, Third Called Session
Adopted Budget (Education Code, §39.084) – HB 3 81st Legislature
HB 1378 Transparency – August 31, 2018
2019-2020 TEA Accountability Rating (District) – Given the impact of COVID-19, all districts and schools received a label of Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster for their 2020 accountability ratings. Click here to read the official announcement.
Electricity, Water, and Propane Costs (Government Code, §2264.001(b)) – HB3693 80th Legislature Information can be located on the MENU tab – look for “Financial Transparency”
Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate (Tax Code, §26.05(b)) – Information can be located on the below link under the "Tax Rates & Exemptions" section at the bottom of the page.
INTERNET POSTINGS REQUIRED FOR TEXAS SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Note: For a comprehensive list and explanation of the posting as given by TASBO click here.
Campus Report Card, Performance Report, District Ratings (Education Code, §39.362) – HB 3 81st Legislature
Public Notice of Accreditation Status of McDade ISD
TEA Accreditation Status Letter
AEIS Performance Reports: The Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) reports provide a great deal of performance information about every public school and district in the state. These reports also provide extensive profile information about staff, finances, and programs. Please read About AEIS for a more detailed description of the reports.
School Board's Employment Policies (Education Code, §21.204(d))
School Board's Employment Policies
Group Health Coverage Report and Plan (Education Code, §22.004(d))
HB 2427 80th Legislature
McDade ISD Employees are covered by TRS Active Care - TRS participant
Conflict Disclosure Statements and Questionnaires (Local Government Code, §176.009(a) – HB 1491 80th Legislature
E-Cigarettes and Youth: What Parents Need to Know
Employee Standards of Conduct - Tobacco Use - DH (Legal)
Student Conduct - Tobacco - FNCD (Legal)
Community Relations - Non-School Use of School Facilities - GKD (Local)
Community Relations - Conduct on School Premises - GKA (Legal)
Annual Asbestos Management Plan – Public Notice
Immunization Awareness (Education Code, §38.019) – 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, 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.
BACTERIAL MENINGITIS – (Education Code, §38.0025(a) – must provide on the district website the information from the Department of State Health Services – Bacterial Meningitis – Meningitis Bacteriana
Guidelines for the Care of Students with Food Allergies At-Risk for Anaphylaxis – guidelines are from the Texas Department of State Health Services
Student Health Advisory Council
Bullying Reporting Procedure (Education Code, §37.0832(e), as amended by HB 1942 (82nd Legislature) – Requires a school district to post on its website, to the extent practicable,the procedure for reporting bullying – Information on bullying reporting can be found in the MISD Student Handbook. The handbook can be viewed online. Click here to view the handbook.
McDade ISD Bullying Policy – Report incidents of bullying to school counselor Darla Jackson at her email (firstname.lastname@example.org), school address (P.O. Box 400 McDade, TX 78650), or by phone (512-273-2522 ext. 1502).