Texas Education Agency responds to Corpus Christi ISD truancy complaint

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Yahoo News via Corpus Christi Caller Times

“In February, Disability Rights Texas, National Center for Youth Law, Texas Appleseed and the Texas Civil Rights Project filed a complaint against CCISD with the TEA, claiming that the district’s reliance on truancy courts pushes students out of traditional school programs and into GED and other alternative educational options…[TEA] determined CCISD violated its obligations to identify and evaluate students with disabilities who were referred for truancy between Feb. 6, 2023 and Feb. 6, 2024.”

Read the full article about TEA’s findings.