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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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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