Eight New Texas Charter Schools Approved

Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath has approved eight new open enrollment charter schools to begin operation in the 2020-21 school year. The...
State extends allows school districts

Teachers’ Unions Give TEA’s New Virtual Learning Option Mixed Reviews

The Texas Education Agency has issued new guidelines that allow school districts in areas with spiking COVID-19 cases to request a waiver...

The Texas Legislature and Funding for HB 3

In May of 2019 the Texas Legislature passed the now historic House Bill 3 (HB 3) to address public school funding. The...

More than 20 schools in Dallas may close due to low enrollment

Experts say Dallas ISD's enrollment has fallen after more children started attending charter schools.

Texas House votes in favor of $1,850 raises for teachers, support staff

Chairman of the House Public Education Committee and State Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, hears public testimonies during the House Public Education Committee meeting on...
Carroll ISD

Five things we learned from the School Finance Panel

This year’s TribFest, the Texas Tribune’s yearly festival in Austin, featured plenty of political content for wonks to parse. For those that...

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...

Teacher Groups Demand Answers on School Reopening

A day before the Texas Education Agency is scheduled to release further guidance about the coming school year, the American Federation of...

Paxton Creates Confusion, Contradiction on School Reopenings

In an opinion that differs dramatically from what local authorities were previously told by the state, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton writes...

A Texas Teacher Who Posted Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ Posters in Her Virtual...

Unable to meet with her students in person because of the pandemic, Taylor Lifka, an advanced English teacher at Roma High School,...

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