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The county judge shall give additional notice of the election by having a copy of the election order posted in a public place in each election precinct not later than the 21st day before the date of the election.(f) The election precincts and polling places usually used in the elections of the appropriate school district shall be used in an election held under this chapter, except that if another election is occurring on the same date for all or part of the same geographic area, precincts and polling places shall be selected to allow each voter to cast ballots at the same polling place for each of the elections. If such a newspaper is not published in the district, the notice shall be published in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the district is located. Ratings from the third accountability system, for 2013 to 2017: 2017 Accountability Ratings 2016 Accountability Ratings • 2015 Accountability Ratings2014 Accountability Ratings • 2013 Accountability Ratings 2011 Accountability Ratings • 2010 Accountability Ratings 2009 Accountability Ratings • 2008 Accountability Ratings 2007 Accountability Ratings • 2006 Accountability Ratings 2005 Accountability Ratings • 2004 Accountability Ratings The Multi-Year District ratings show the accountability ratings for districts and all schools within the district for 2004 through 2011.The Multi-Year Statewide ratings show a statewide count of districts and schools in each rating category, including summaries of the acknowledgments.You can use the Data Downloads page to download Texas school district boundaries and ESC regions in a popular format for geographical data called a shapefile.The downloaded ZIP file archive for each data set includes six component files for the shapefile, plus metadata in HTML and XML formats.
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If an authorized date within that period does not allow sufficient time to comply with other legal requirements or if there is no authorized date within that period, the election shall be ordered for the next authorized date.(d) The election order must include the date of the election, the hours during which the polls will be open, the location of the polling places, and the proposition to be voted on.(e) Not earlier than the 30th day or later than the 10th day before the date of the election, the county judge shall give notice of the election by having a copy of the election order published at least once in a newspaper published at least once each week in the appropriate school district. Without an election, the school district assuming the indebtedness may levy and collect taxes necessary to pay principal and interest on the assumed debt so long as the debt is outstanding.(e) Without an election, a school district may issue refunding bonds for bonds of another district assumed under this chapter.(f) If an entire district is annexed to or consolidated with another district, if a district is converted from a common to an independent school district, or if a school district is separated from a municipality, the governing board of the district as changed may, without an election, sell and deliver any unissued bonds voted in the district before the change and may levy and collect taxes in the district as changed for the payment of principal and interest on bonds.
(a) Except as otherwise provided by this chapter, this section governs:(1) the validity of a petition submitted to request an election under this chapter; and(2) the conduct of the resulting election.(b) To be valid, a petition must:(1) be submitted to the county judge serving the county in which the appropriate school district is located;(2) be signed by at least 10 percent of the registered voters of the appropriate district; and(3) state the purpose for which it is being submitted.(c) Immediately following receipt of a valid petition, the county judge shall order the election to be held on an authorized election date, as prescribed by Chapter 41, Election Code, occurring not later than the 60th day after the date of receipt. If districts located in more than one county are involved, the commissioners court of each county in which an involved school district is located must agree on the allocation of indebtedness and personal property.(b) In allocating the indebtedness and personal property, the commissioners court shall consider the value of the properties involved and the taxable value of the districts involved.(c) The order of the commissioners court is binding on the school districts and territory affected by the order.(d) A school district required to assume the indebtedness of another district under this chapter is not required to conduct an election on assumption of the indebtedness.