Texas Sues 6 School Districts ...

Sep 14, 2021 by

Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have long threatened to sue school districts that defy Abbott’s ban on local...

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Baylor University stirs anger ...

Jul 11, 2021 by

LGBTQ students at Baylor University have been pleading with school leaders for years to officially recognize a group on campus, which...

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Texas panel can’t ban LGBTQ di...

Jun 15, 2021 by

In a nonbinding opinion, Ken Paxton said the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council doesn’t have the authority to punish social...

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Biden administration spending ...

Apr 12, 2021 by

The government projects that by September, about 22,000 to 26,000 unaccompanied minors will arrive at the border each month and...

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Texas’ university dorms descen...

Feb 22, 2021 by

At first, the snow was exciting, ethereal, dreamy, said college students who bundled up Sunday night to play like children in the...

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Gov. Greg Abbott unveils legis...

Feb 2, 2021 by

2.1.21 – Texas Tribune “Gov. Greg Abbott unveils legislative priorities, including police funding, “election integrity,”...

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TEXAS A&M INVESTIGATING L...

Dec 16, 2020 by

12.16.20 – Texas Tribune Texas A&M investigating “large scale” cheating case as universities see more academic...

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Many Texas Families Say Remote...

Nov 22, 2020 by

Teachers say they are scrambling to retool education, creating new videos and online lessons from scratch. (Shutterstock) By Aliyya...

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High failure rates fuel calls ...

Oct 24, 2020 by

Most schools hoped this fall would see students make up academic ground lost last spring when the pandemic hit. Instead, districts...

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Texas families of some special...

Oct 22, 2020 by

The state program will help families pay for services like tutoring, therapy, and digital resources. It is not a replacement for...

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Gov. Greg Abbott loosens coron...

Sep 17, 2020 by

9.17.20 – Texas Tribune “Gov. Greg Abbott loosens coronavirus restrictions for restaurants and other businesses in most regions of...

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Texas to Harris County: Stop s...

Aug 29, 2020 by

The secretary of state’s office threatened legal action against Harris County if it goes ahead with a plan to send applications...

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Texas universities brace for c...

Aug 9, 2020 by

It’s impossible to foretell the coronavirus pandemic’s full financial impact on state universities, public and private,...

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UT-Austin will keep “Eye...

Jul 13, 2020 by

Last month, UT-Austin student athletes said they would forgo recruiting and donor events if campus and athletic leadership failed to...

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Texans urge update to state se...

Jun 29, 2020 by

More than 200 hundred signed up to speak as the Texas State Board of Education began taking public testimony Monday on its first...

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Texas school districts will st...

May 22, 2020 by

Schools incurred a number of unexpected expenses as fears of COVID-19 shut down school buildings and forced them to hurriedly draw up...

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FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS...

Apr 7, 2020 by

4.7.20 – Texas Tribune “Texas can enforce abortion ban during coronavirus pandemic, federal appeals court rules” Republican state...

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TEXAS STAAR TEST REQUIREMENTS ...

Mar 16, 2020 by

3.16.20 – Texas Tribune “Texas STAAR test requirements waived due to coronavirus outbreak: Abbott also said he would ask the federal...

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“Neglected” colleg...

Feb 8, 2020 by

Professor Michael Ortiz conducts a modern abstract algebra class for Sul Ross students in Uvalde while students in remote classrooms...

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University of Texas’ poo...

Feb 2, 2020 by

The Dell Foundation’s $100 million gift to the University of Texas is a 10-year commitment to provide funds and services to...

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