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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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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