Texas Legislators Heed Gov. Abbott's Call to Fund All-day Pre-K

Fully funded all-day pre-kindergarten is now a reality in Texas. Two-years after Governor Greg Abbott called for a...

University of Texas Students Address Sexual Misconduct Disclosure

As colleges and universities across the state prepare to implement a new law regarding sexual misconduct reporting, students at The University of Texas at Austin are pushing to enforce tougher policies against faculty violators.

Texas Universities Tighten Budgets, Plan for Fall Classes

As of right now, Texas universities are planning on being open for the fall semester. However, they will be dealing with budget...

“It’s Insane That This Is Not Even Up to Me”: International Students at Texas...

When University of Texas at Austin senior Stephanie Flores-Reyes checked her fall courseschedule earlier this week, she was shocked to see all...

Barbers Hill ISD Upholds Racist Hair Policy

The school board of Barbers Hill ISD voted unanimously last week to uphold a dress code policy that has affected their small...

State Sets Deadlines for School Districts to Submit COVID-19 Case Counts

The Texas Education Agency has set a Sept. 8 deadline for Texas school districts to submit their initial reports on positive COVID-19...

Austin ISD Gears Up for Rapid COVID-19 Testing as Early as Next Week

Rapid COVID-19 tests will be available for staffers and students who have coronavirus symptoms at Austin ISD — possibly as early as...

Is Texas Serious About Addressing Learning Loss?

Of the many problems for schools caused by the coronavirus pandemic, chief among them may be the loss of learning that students...

Matt Shaheen Contributes to the School Funding Crisis

Prioritizing school funding should be at the top of the Legislature’s agenda, but representatives like Matt Shaheen (R-Plano) continue to oppose adequately funding Texas public schools.

Santa Fe official testifies in somber committee hearing on school safety bills

State Sens. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood (center), and Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville (right), during a Senate Education Committee meeting March 21, 2017. Bob Daemmrich for The...

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