Gov. Greg Abbott signs $11.6 billion school finance measure into law

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law one of lawmakers' biggest achievements this year, a massive overhaul of Texas' long-beleaguered school finance...

Report Illustrates Complex System of State’s Early Childhood Revenue Sources

Though early education funding was a top priority for the Texas Legislature in 2019— especially after the loss of supplemental and grant funding for pre-K programs in

COVID-19 May Mean Earlier Start, Later End for School Next Year

Year-round school has been talked about for years. COVID-19 may be what makes it happen. A proposal made by...

Texas Parents Face a Frightening Lack of Information on Coronavirus Risks in Child Care...

With reported coronavirus cases in Texas child care facilities rising quickly, parents face terrifying uncertainty as they try to decide whether to...

Abbott Weighs In on Schools Reopening

After three days of head scratching by school districts, parents and local governmental leaders, Gov. Greg Abbott has now weighed in on...

USDA Extends Free Lunch Program for Kids As Texas Extends Emergency SNAP Benefits

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the free meals for children program through the end of the year or until funding...

Low Enrollments Are About to Cost Texas School Districts Lots of Money

Despite the best efforts of school districts in Texas, the number of students enrolled in school may be down as much as...

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...

Texas’ Education Policy Takes A Blow As Key Texas Lawmakers Retire

In 2018, a commission got to work on redesigning the state’s finance formulas that funnel money to schools in a way that...

Bestselling Author Joins Texas’ Ever-Growing List Of Banned Literature

Rupi Kaur’s “Milk & Honey” is the most recent target in Gov. Greg Abbott’s literary witch hunt. The bestselling author’s poetry book...

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