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Teacher Retirement System of Texas Released from Indeed Tower Lease

Indeed Tower, which has been at the center of controversy among Texas teachers, was sold last week for about $580 million. Teacher...

New State Data Found Elementary Schools Have Lost Math Proficiency Due to COVID-19 pandemic

Newly released state data found Texas elementary schools have reached their lowest proficiency in math in six years as a result of...

School Accountability Legislation for the State Aimed at Houston ISD

To say the Texas accountability system for schools has problems may be a huge understatement. From questions about whether students are appropriately...

TEA: Texas Will Send $5.5B of Federal Stimulus Money to Schools

A little over a month after the state released the third batch of federal relief funds, the Texas Education Agency announced they...

Sources: At Least 30 House Republicans Mulling Voting No on Budget Compromise as House...

Multiple reliable sources confirming that at least 30 House Republicans are considering voting against the budget reconciliation after provisions to provide legislative...

Legislature Gives Abbott Free Reign Over Federal Education Money

House and Senate negotiators on the biennial budget came to a consensus and released their compromise version of the bill on Wednesday....

Abbott: Texas Will Send $11.2B of Federal Stimulus Money to Schools

After months of waffling on how and when federal stimulus dollars will be sent to schools, Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Wednesday...

Abbott Requests Help for Texas Private Schools, Not Public Schools

The plight of funding for Texas schools in the Age of COVID is a well-understood phenomenon, but Governor Greg Abbott seems to...

Power and Retribution in the Texas House

If you talk to many lobbyists, staff members, or legislators that have been around the Texas Capitol for long they all long...

Editorial: Will the Legislature Use These Two Bills to Steal $18B Intended for Texas...

After a year living under the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic, Texas schoolchildren are close to the end of the school year...

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