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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Texas education board set to a...

Nov 13, 2018 by

After a politically-charged September meeting, the State Board of Education meets this week to approve “streamlined”...

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Texas may have again illegally...

Nov 9, 2018 by

Disability rights advocates have dug up documents appearing to show Texas spent $41.6 million less on kids with disabilities in 2017...

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Federal officials tell Texas t...

Oct 22, 2018 by

In a letter Friday, federal officials said Texas should do more to monitor school districts’ compliance with special education...

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Texas Attorney General warns A...

Sep 23, 2018 by

Austin ISD is considering a policy change that would limit rental use of its facilities, including to a church that uses one building...

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FACED WITH A TEACHER SHORTAGE,...

Sep 18, 2018 by

9.18.18 — “Faced with a teacher shortage, West Texas school district may be latest to go virtual” — By Teo Armus —...

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Texas schools scrambling witho...

Sep 9, 2018 by

State education officials did not seem to be aware the two public schools were located in migrant shelters, despite approving their...

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Texas teachers unions sue educ...

Aug 30, 2018 by

In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, two teacher groups argue Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath exceeded his authority and weakened...

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Analysis: Can Texans handle th...

Aug 10, 2018 by

  School ratings are coming out next week, and superintendents and principals are having flashbacks to the days when they had to go...

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Texas teachers’ health c...

Jul 18, 2018 by

Nearly 90 percent of Texas schools are enrolled in TRS-ActiveCare. Some say the program saves teachers money, though complaints are...

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UT-Austin has no plans to drop...

Jul 5, 2018 by

Though the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidelines encouraging colleges to factor race into admissions, it doesn’t...

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