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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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Abilene Christian University b...

Mar 24, 2018 by

After the decision, leaders of the West Texas university affiliated with Churches of Christ said their “first instinct is not...

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Texas AG Ken Paxton ramps up f...

Mar 18, 2018 by

Education advocates and some officials who have received cease-and-desist letters and open records requests from the state’s...

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Texas A&M spent more than...

Mar 11, 2018 by

Seventeen thousand dollars on t-shirts. $11,000 for flashing LED bracelets. $60,000 for big-name musicians and a string quartet....

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One Texas Board of Education p...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Seven seats for the State Board of Education are up this year but the outcome of one primary in North Texas could have a big impact...

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How the Texas Educators Vote c...

Feb 12, 2018 by

Powerful conservatives have taken several shots over the past few months at an educational advocacy group claiming to promote voting....

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More than half of Texas public...

Feb 8, 2018 by

Districts often say they will only hire uncertified teachers for career and technology courses. But because there are no state...

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Does Texas’ special educ...

Feb 3, 2018 by

The Texas Education Agency created a policy in 2004 that led school districts to deny special education services to thousands of...

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Texas Education Agency review ...

Jan 29, 2018 by

An internal review of the Texas Education Agency’s contracting regulations found this week that the agency needs a more...

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Texas panel set to discuss sch...

Jan 23, 2018 by

The Texas Commission on Public School Finance will meet for the first time this week as it develops legislative recommendations for...

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After special education contra...

Jan 17, 2018 by

Penny Schwinn, who oversees Texas Education Agency policy on special education, is a finalist for Massachusetts education...

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Baylor won’t say which coaches...

Jan 16, 2018 by

by Shannon Najmabadi, The Texas Tribune A bid to better their football team’s offense put University of Houston officials on the...

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Special education caps were th...

Jan 15, 2018 by

In the wake of a federal report finding Texas was failing its kids with disabilities, educators say the state is to blame and that...

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Look at the finances of some o...

Jan 3, 2018 by

Athletics continues to be a high-dollar enterprise for Texas colleges. The eight public Texas universities that play in the Football...

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