Letter to Lamesa ISD – January 20, 2011

When the assistant principal from Lamesa Middle School called the THSC office to ask the staff to inform a member parent (whom we had advised in the proper withdrawal procedure recommended by the Texas Commissioner of Education) that she must come to the school and fill out the paperwork that was … [Read more...]

Letter to Seven Lakes High School – December 13, 2010

When a THSC member was contacted by the public school after sending a written letter of withdrawal via certified mail and asked to come to the school to complete a withdrawal form, Tim responded with a letter informing the school of the TEA policy concerning the withdrawal of students. Read the … [Read more...]

Letter to Lockhart ISD – October 17, 2010

Although the children of an Association member have never been enrolled in school, a Lockhart ISD attendance officer filed truancy charges against her and her children. After she was summoned to appear in justice of the peace court, she contacted THSC. Tim Lambert wrote a letter to the Lockhart ISD … [Read more...]

Letter to Brazoria County Sheriff – February 26, 2010

Almost three years after withdrawing their son from public school, a Brazoria County Association member’s father-in-law was confronted at his home by the county sheriff, a constable, and two unidentified women asking about his grandson’s school attendance. Read the letter. … [Read more...]

Letter to Austin ISD – February 10, 2010

After an Association member family withdrew its children from school via certified letter, a school official required them to come to the school to sign withdrawal forms. The family responded with a letter of assurance, per the Texas commissioner of education’s instructions. The school official … [Read more...]

Letter to Rosebud-Lott ISD – January 18, 2010

After an Association member withdrew her grandson from Rosebud-Lott Middle School, a district official told her she had to come to the school to sign withdrawal forms and notify the school of which curriculum she would be using. He threatened her grandson with truancy charges if she failed to … [Read more...]