Ken Paxton

Monday, June 30, 2014

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Responds to Texas Education Agency Directive to Beaumont ISD School Board to Curtail Massive Spending

AUSTIN – Attorney General Greg Abbott released the following statement following TEA Commissioner Michael Williams directing the Beaumont ISD conservator to rein in BISD school board spending:

“The Texas Attorney General’s Office has been coordinating with Commissioner Williams and the TEA regarding the situation at Beaumont ISD. We stand ready to take whatever legal measures are necessary to ensure the Beaumont ISD School Board fully complies with the commissioner’s directives.”

TEA news release about Commissioner Williams' directive to the Beaumont school district conservator