Texas Education Code - Section 38.004. Child Abuse Reporting And Programs
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§ 38.004. CHILD ABUSE REPORTING AND PROGRAMS. (a) The
agency shall develop a policy governing the child abuse reports
required by Chapter 261, Family Code, of school districts and their
employees. The policy must provide for cooperation with law
enforcement child abuse investigations without the consent of the
child's parents if necessary, including investigations by the
Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Each school
district shall adopt the policy.
(b) Each school district shall provide child abuse
antivictimization programs in elementary and secondary schools.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, § 1, eff. May 30, 1995.
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