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Though the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidelines encouraging colleges to factor race into admissions, it doesn’t...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