Texas Teacher Pension Payments Are Safe, Executive Director Says

Retired teachers’ annuities are safe, there will be no changes to them, and they will be delivered on time. That was the...

For Texas High School Students, Many Things Are up in the Air, but Maybe...

The coronavirus has created uncertainty for many Texas high school seniors. The children who were born right after 9/11 are now wondering...

Tips and Resources for Virtual Education

While many school districts have canceled school, and parents are scrambling to prepare for home learning, here are some helpful tips.

Gov. Abbott Waives STAAR Test for Texas Students

Students in Texas will not be required to take the STAAR test, as this morning Gov. Greg Abbott announced he’s waiving the...

Can Texas’ School-to-Prison Problem be Solved?

Zero-tolerance policies can set up a pathway that leads a child’s future to be defined by their misbehavior, no matter the other...

Coronavirus Prompts Texas Universities to Extend Spring Break, Move Classes Online

Pat Neff Hall at Baylor University. Photo credit: Shelby Knowles for The Texas Tribune. More than a dozen Texas universities...

Texas Responds to Coronavirus With Cancelations, Research, School Cleanings

As coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, spreads across the world, it’s important to keep up-to-date on the statuses of events,...

State Senator Declares Audit and More Teacher Retirement System Transparency

State Sen. John Whitmire (D-Houston) has asked for an audit of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) after they received criticism...

New Law May Help Teachers, Students, but Texas Needs Money for It

By Reform Austin Staff Texas’ teachers are facing stagnating salaries and rising insurance costs and on average, they earn...

Lead May Still Be in Texas Schools’ Drinking Water. Here’s How You Can Help...

By Reform Austin Staff Texas is still not doing enough to protect its students from lead contamination in school...

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