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George P. Bush and State Board...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Bush presides over the School Land Board, which has feuded with the State Board of Education over the disbursement of hundreds of...

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Texas education board set to a...

Nov 13, 2018 by

After a politically-charged September meeting, the State Board of Education meets this week to approve “streamlined”...

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Texas may have again illegally...

Nov 9, 2018 by

Disability rights advocates have dug up documents appearing to show Texas spent $41.6 million less on kids with disabilities in 2017...

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Federal officials tell Texas t...

Oct 22, 2018 by

In a letter Friday, federal officials said Texas should do more to monitor school districts’ compliance with special education...

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Texas Attorney General warns A...

Sep 23, 2018 by

Austin ISD is considering a policy change that would limit rental use of its facilities, including to a church that uses one building...

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FACED WITH A TEACHER SHORTAGE,...

Sep 18, 2018 by

9.18.18 — “Faced with a teacher shortage, West Texas school district may be latest to go virtual” — By Teo Armus —...

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Texas schools scrambling witho...

Sep 9, 2018 by

State education officials did not seem to be aware the two public schools were located in migrant shelters, despite approving their...

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Texas teachers unions sue educ...

Aug 30, 2018 by

In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, two teacher groups argue Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath exceeded his authority and weakened...

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Analysis: Can Texans handle th...

Aug 10, 2018 by

  School ratings are coming out next week, and superintendents and principals are having flashbacks to the days when they had to go...

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Texas teachers’ health c...

Jul 18, 2018 by

Nearly 90 percent of Texas schools are enrolled in TRS-ActiveCare. Some say the program saves teachers money, though complaints are...

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UT-Austin has no plans to drop...

Jul 5, 2018 by

Though the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidelines encouraging colleges to factor race into admissions, it doesn’t...

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Texas attorney general demands...

Jul 1, 2018 by

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton demanded Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner turn over a copy of a sixth-grade health...

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Arming teachers with guns? Wes...

Jun 28, 2018 by

West Texas A&M opened a simulated emergency operations center on campus to train student teachers on how to respond to crises,...

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Activists protest renaming of ...

Jun 13, 2018 by

Republican State Board of Education member David Bradley proposed the new course title in April, saying he found “hyphenated...

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Texas teachers who weathered H...

Jun 4, 2018 by

Justin Williams reads along with his class at Mata Intermediate School on April 20, 2018. Pu Ying Huang for The Texas Tribune By...

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Texas A&M promised Jimbo ...

May 31, 2018 by

By Shannon Najmabadi, The Texas Tribune More than five months after Texas A&M University football coach Jimbo Fisher was...

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When Texas standardized tests ...

May 17, 2018 by

As thousands of students take the online STAAR assessment were booted from the testing server this week, parents and special...

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The University of Texas System...

May 13, 2018 by

The University of Texas System says it is unable to fix a $1.7 million-a-year problem that arose last month when its Tyler campus...

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Texas has a plan to fix specia...

May 3, 2018 by

Our Facebook community, This Is Your Texas, spent the month of April discussing Texas education policy. With the state education...

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As teachers strike, Texas teac...

Apr 9, 2018 by

Texas state law says that teachers could lose their teaching certificates and pensions if they go on strike. by Alex Samuels –...

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