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Author Of “Critical Race Theory” Ban Says Texas Schools Can Still Teach About Racism

For the past year, Texas educators have struggled with a new law targeting how history and race are taught in the state’s...

More Texas Schools Are Investing In Online Student Surveillance. But Does It Work?

Last fall, faculty at the Seguin Independent School District received an email no school district wants to read: A student was having...

Texas High School Students Slightly Improve On Some Standardized Tests — But Haven’t Fully...

After the COVID-19 pandemic’s education disruptions caused Texas students’ standardized test scores to drop, their performance is beginning to turn around toward...

Texas Teachers Union Survey Finds That School Employees Don’t Want To Be Armed

A survey of nearly 4,000 K-12 teachers in Texas found that most do not want to be armed while in class or...

Texas Education Agency’s New School Library Standards Push For More Scrutiny And Parental Input

The Texas Education Agency released statewide standards Monday for how school districts should remove and prevent “obscene content” from entering Texas public...

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Wants Texas Version Of Florida Law That Critics Dubbed “Don’t...

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Monday he will prioritize passing Texas legislation that mimics the recently signed Florida bill referred to as...

Texas Teachers Say They’re Pushed To The Brink By Law Requiring Them To Spend...

It was one thing to ask Texas teachers — during an ongoing teacher’s shortage — to make extra room in their busy...

Texas Schools Are Majority Hispanic. There’s Been a Shortage of Bilingual Teachers Since 1990,...

Many of the students in Mariela Ehlers’ classroom spoke primarily Spanish at home. As a bilingual teacher at Harlingen Consolidated Independent School...

As Culture Wars Envelop Schools, North Texas Sees a Superintendent Exodus

Educating kids is all Jeannie Stone ever wanted to do. She spent more than three decades in North Texas school districts, first...

Death Threats And Doxxing: The Outcomes Of Mask Mandate And Critical Race Theory Fights...

When Roxanne Martinez launched her campaign for a seat on the school board in 2020 she thought that if she won, she...

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