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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FIRST 2020 ELECTION IN TEXAS &...

Jan 29, 2020 by

1.28.20 – Texas Tribune [COMMENTS FROM DONNA GARNER:  Republican candidate Gary Gates will join the Texas House.  Yesterday...

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GREEDY: University of Texas Sy...

Nov 17, 2019 by

Chancellor J.B. Milliken said 2.6% is the rate of inflation in the higher education sector. UT institutions have increased tuition...

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TEA to take over Houston ISD s...

Nov 7, 2019 by

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath informed Houston ISD of those plans in a letter Wednesday. He also sent letters...

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This Texas school district has...

Nov 4, 2019 by

In a 2003 lawsuit, Hearne Independent School District officials said the state’s failure to stop white students from...

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TEX. HOUSE SPEAKER DENNIS BONN...

Oct 22, 2019 by

10.22.19 – Texas Tribune “Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen won’t seek reelection after recording scandal” By Tuesday morning,...

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Texas is bringing the “p...

Oct 13, 2019 by

The approach is intended to quickly cut down on the number of low-performing schools in the state. So far, Texas has seen mixed...

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University of Texas Rio Grande...

Sep 19, 2019 by

The tuition assistance program is expected to cover tuition and fees for about half of UTRGV students in the 2020-2021 academic year....

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Hays Consolidated ISD now offe...

Sep 13, 2019 by

How are Texas school districts using state pre-K funding to expand educational options for 3- and 4-year-olds? It depends where you...

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“Dreamers” filled ...

Sep 7, 2019 by

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the case in November. Its decision will affect hundreds of thousands who received...

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Struggling Texas schools worki...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Four public schools being run by private organizations under a partnership must drastically improve their state ratings over the next...

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Look up 2019 A-F grades for yo...

Aug 17, 2019 by

Houston ISD, the state’s largest school district, is among those that could have its school board taken over by the state, due...

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Texas schools more likely to w...

Aug 3, 2019 by

Not many school districts are partnering with charter schools, in some cases because they know it wouldn’t be politically...

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