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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Texas cities confront the spil...

Jul 6, 2019 by

With Border Patrol facilities overwhelmed, San Antonio’s hastily opened migrant center, housed in an old Quiznos, is seeing...

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Texas lawmakers boosted specia...

Jun 1, 2019 by

The Legislature committed about $223 million to pay off a federal financial penalty and will study the possibility of overhauling...

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Santa Fe shooting a year later...

May 20, 2019 by

As lawmakers in Austin work to pass a sweeping school safety bill, many Santa Fe survivors and their loved ones say they’re focused...

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Texas free speech on college c...

May 18, 2019 by

Senate Bill 18 would require universities to create disciplinary sanctions for students who interfere with the free speech...

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Feds visiting six Texas school...

May 6, 2019 by

The visits are part of the U.S. Department of Education’s ongoing oversight of Texas’ special education programs after an...

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Texas voter fraud charge levie...

Apr 26, 2019 by

by Emma Platoff – Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina surrendered to authorities Thursday on illegal voting charges.  City of...

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Texas teacher pension fix adva...

Apr 25, 2019 by

The chambers will have to negotiate exactly who will pay to shore up the pension fund, and how big the one-time additional check will...

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Texas Senate teacher pay raise...

Apr 12, 2019 by

It’s not unusual for teachers to spend over $1,000 a month on health insurance. by Forrest Milburn –  Liz and...

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Texas Senate passes budget wit...

Apr 10, 2019 by

The Senate budget also includes a $6.3 billion boost for public schools, about $4 billion of which would increase teachers’ and...

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TEXAS ESTIMATES IT MAY OWE FED...

Apr 7, 2019 by

4.5.19 – Texas Tribune [COMMENT FROM DONNA GARNER:  According to the 3.25.19 edition of Texas Education News that analyzed the...

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Texas’ special education...

Mar 28, 2019 by

The state indicated in previous communications with the federal government that a fix would be made by this January. by Aliyya Swaby...

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After new admissions scandal, ...

Mar 19, 2019 by

Hall led a heated battle to reform the school’s admissions procedures, which led to reforms in 2015. But after a UT tennis...

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Texas school funding: HereR...

Feb 19, 2019 by

Average Texans and lawmakers alike are going back to the basics on school finance, as the state Legislature prepares to tackle a...

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Texas House proposes massive i...

Jan 15, 2019 by

The proposed budget would increase state funds for education by about 17 percent but cut funding for health and human services by...

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