Greg Abbott


Subsection 11.1513(g), Education Code, permits a superintendent with hiring authority to make appointments that would otherwise be prohibited under section 573.041 in counties with a population of less than 35,000.|The plain terms of section 573.041 prohibit the \\"appointment\\" of certain persons, not the ongoing employment of someone already appointed|An independent school district may continue to employ an individual whose initial hiring was exempt from nepotism under subsection 11.1513(g) after the population of the county in which the school district is located meets or surpasses 35,000

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