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The Legal Services department works with campuses and departments to ensure legal compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations and board policies.

Leander ISD upholds the principles of Open Government and complies fully with the Texas Public Information Act. Visit the Open Government section below for more information.

Open Government

Leander ISD upholds the principles of Open Government and complies fully with the Texas Public Information Act. Leander ISD also applies policies GBAA Legal, GBAA Local and GBAA Exhibit.

To request information from this governmental body, please contact:
Nella Joseph
204 West South Street
Leander, Texas 78646

Email: public.information@leanderisd.org
Fax: 512-570-9270

All requests must be submitted in writing via email, fax or mail to the contact listed above.

Please include:

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number (if applicable)
  • A description of the information and/or document(s) you are requesting.

 

Requests for educational records should be directed to the district's Student Records Specialist at 512-570-0299 or student.records@leanderisd.org. Contact your campus registrar for transcript or diploma inquiries.

Media Inquires

Requests for comment from the media should be directed to the School and Community Relations Department or contact Corey Ryan at 512-570-0025.

View the Texas Public Information Act
Public Information Act poster: English | Spanish

View LISD Policy GBAA (Legal)
View LISD Policy GBAA (Local)
View LISD Policy GBAA (Exhibit)

For complaints regarding failure to release public information you may:

  • Contact your local County or District Attorney
  • Contact the Office of the Attorney General, Open Government Hotline at 512-478-6736 or toll-free at 1-877-673-6839.

For complaints regarding overcharges, please contact the Office of the Attorney General's Cost Rules Administration at 512-475-2497.

If you need special accommodation pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact our ADA coordinator, P.O. Box 218, Leander, TX 78646.
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Policies

Board Policy

Policy Online Leander ISD's Board of Trustees (school board) sets the policies by which LISD operates. Much public school policy is set by state and federal law and listed within the Texas Education Code. These “Legal” policies and a set of corresponding “Local” policies make up the Leander ISD Policy Manual, available online for all parents and community members.

Board Policy Manual Online
Student Handbooks, Code of Conduct and Dress Code
Electronic Communication and Data Management — Acceptable Use Policy

Check Policy

Checks written to the school or any school organization must include on the front of the check the driver's license number and a valid telephone number. Post-dated and temporary checks are not accepted.

In the event that a check written to any Leander ISD campus, club, or organization is returned unpaid by a bank, Leander ISD or it's agent will redeposit your check electronically. Additionally, Leander ISD may electronically collect a returned check fee of $30.00 plus applicable sales tax. This fee is in addition to any fees your bank may charge. The use of a check for payment is your ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE of this policy and its terms.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Leander ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Contact Information

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Bryan Miller - Title IX Coordinator (Students)
204 W. South St.
Leander, TX 78641
Phone: 512-570-0150

Tara Stewart - Section 504/ADA Coordinator (Students)
204 W. South St.
Leander, TX 78641
Phone: 512-570-0311

Karie Lynn McSpadden - Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator (Employees)
204 W. South St.
Leander, TX 78641
Phone: 512-570-0100

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