TX Coach Spends Over $5K on District Card at Strip Club-Resigns
A soccer coach from Bridgeport High School in the Houston area has resigned after allegedly spending over $5 thousand dollars at a Houston strip club. The former soccer coach JD Bales is accused of charging more than $5,400 on a district credit card at The Men’s Club, a Houston strip club, in July.
This all happened during the Texas High School Coaches Association annual convention. It appears that this coach had a little too much fun. According to the an article by yahoo news, the exact amount charged at the strip club was $5,455.18 and has been reimbursed back to the school district. The school district is not expected to file charges against Bales. Read the full story by clicking here.
Can a School Legally Charge You to Get Your Kids Phone Back?
According to the Education Code in Texas, code 37.082 to be exact. A school may legally charge you up to the maximum of $15 to get your child's phone back. However, this only can be executed IF the school has already adopted a policy that was adopted by the school board. This means you should be able to find this policy in print somewhere. Trustees of the school board can pass this! This informational video can be found on @texaschancla's TikTok page. One of the Tiktok comments asked, does the school have to pay for my kid's devices if it breaks while under the school's possession? He is going to post his video response today.
@texaschancla Replying to @dude with a gf Is it legal for a school to charge a fee for confiscated cell phones? #texas #lawyer #school #backtoschool #teacher ♬ Blade Runner 2049 - Synthwave Goose
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