Texas School Business

March/April 2021

The March/April 2021 issue explores how a group of small, rural districts are working to break the cycle of generational poverty through the P-20 model. The issue also highlights TASB President Jim Rice and Northwest ISD’s NHSTV program. Also included are: a look at the business of user-centered design by the Region 13 ESC, your favorite columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, lots of Who’s News, and more.


68 Years and Counting

Published since 1954 and now exclusively online, Texas School Business is the only bimonthly magazine for administrators in Texas’ 1,200-plus public schools. TSB is known for providing the “who’s news” in Texas public schools with coverage of industry events, engaging profiles of Texas educators, and personnel announcements from across the state.

Each new issue is emailed to all members of the Texas Association of School Administrators, which has published the magazine since 2014, and other subscribers. Readers include school superintendents, chief business officers, personnel directors, central office administrators, principals, association executives, and school board members in Texas public schools.

Recent Issues

Jan/Feb 2021

Killeen ISD’s new African-American studies course — one of the first in the state, TSPRA President-Elect Veronica Sopher, TASBO President-Elect Darrell Dodds, how instructional technology has reimagined the student learning experience during the pandemic in Richardson ISD, a view into Aldine ISD’s visual arts program, student perspective from PSJA ISD’s Ana Paula Villicana, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, and more.

Nov/Dec 2020

Superintendent J.A. Gonzalez, Texas’ nominee for 2021 National Superintendent of the Year and 2020 Texas Superintendent of the Year, the 2020 Outstanding School Board in Texas, Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD Board of Trustees, TSPRA’s 2020 Key Communicator, Andy Welch, TCASE President Kendra Wiggins, how the Region 4 ESC has supported educators with professional development during the pandemic, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, and more.

Sept/Oct 2020

Two school districts’ efforts to improve internet connectivity during the pandemic, TASA President Brian Woods and TARS President Aaron Hood, advice from Midlothian ISD CTO and Texas K-12 CTO Council Treasurer Leslie Garakani on implementing new tech during COVID-19, reflections on finding joy in the classroom by Austin ISD elementary music teacher Meredith Riggs, how the Region 9 ESC is assisting districts in partnerships to support pre-K, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, and more

July/August 2020

Two school districts working to meet students’ and teachers’ social and emotional needs during COVID-19, Texas ASCD President Chris Allen, Corsicana ISD Executive Director of Technology and Innovation Stephanie Howell, reflections on creative engagement by College Station ISD art teacher Christine Grafe, how the Region 10 ESC has pivoted during the pandemic, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan and more


Bragging Rights Issue

December 2020

Each year, the special “Bragging Rights” issue of Texas School Business highlights programs and initiatives in 12 Texas public school districts that showcase innovative thinking, passion, determination, and strong leadership.