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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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Greg Abbott proposes state tak...

Jan 6, 2019 by

Abbott criticized the district’s leadership as a “disaster.” by Aliyya Swaby – In a scathing tweet Thursday,...

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Vaccines and the price of opti...

Jan 3, 2019 by

Anthony Adams, 10, reacts as nurse Fawna Dougoud administers his shot of the H1N1 vaccine in Haltom City on Oct. 30, 2009. Photo by...

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Edgewood ISD’s issues su...

Dec 18, 2018 by

Edgewood ISD has faced consistent problems in preparing its students for college and the workforce. The district’s struggles...

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George P. Bush and State Board...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Bush presides over the School Land Board, which has feuded with the State Board of Education over the disbursement of hundreds of...

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