Texas Lone Star • Volume 37, Number 3
Texas Association of School Boards
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5 From the Top
7 Editor’s Footnote
34 Leadership TASB
20 Legal News
24 Capital Watch
26 Technology Today
28 News & Events
16 Readin’ & Ridin’
A unique partnership between
Marshall ISD and Mission Marshall
is promoting a love for reading, with
brand-new bicycles as incentive.
8 How Safe Is Your
School districts that do not make
cybersecurity a priority often pay
the price in downtime, unexpected
administrative costs, and, importantly,
loss of public trust.
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