The Dallas ISD Board's own legal policy was violated by extending trustee terms after December 31, 2007.
Read Dallas ISD Board policy BBB (Legal). Find it online here:
In plain English, Dallas ISD Board legal policy states:
TERMS - ..."Not later than December 31, 2007, the Board may adopt a resolution changing the length of the terms of its trustees. (Education Code 11.059) (issued 10-4-07)
Read it for yourself if you are buying the current spin that it is just a difference of opinion among lawyers who differ. The Texas Attorney General is not just another attorney.
No, it is also stated in plain English. It is Board legal policy. And it was violated.
Because of the Board's clear violation of its own legal policy as well as the Texas Education Code, thousands of voters have been deprived of their right to vote tomorrow, Saturday, May 9, 2009.
It is shameful, and it is wrong.