Texas Senate unveils its first version of a school finance reform bill

State Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, is the author of the Senate's school finance bill. Emree Weaver / The Texas Tribune On the night of the deadline...

Abbott’s recent appointments to the Education Commission of the States raises some eyebrows

In the mid 1960s, enterprising education proponent John W. Gardner and former North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford proposed a Compact on Education...

IDEA Plans to Grow its Texas Charter Schools as Critics Call for More Spending...

The IDEA charter chain has its eyes set on immense growth, with goals to gain an enrollment of 100,000 students nationwide in...

Masks Mandatory at UT This Fall

Updated June 10, 2020: Texas A and M University announced Tuesday it would also be requiring everyone on...

Texas Teachers Weigh Risks of Working or Resigning

This will be a different school year for teachers. Many teachers are deciding whether to resign or teach as the pandemic continues. 

College and High School Sports a Go in Texas, at Least for Now

Albeit with new rules and the cloud of the pandemic’s uncertainty, high school football teams have returned to practice fields across Texas....
Reports of Covid cases in schools pouring in form teachers

Texas Teachers Reports Hundreds of COVID-19 Safety Violations, File First Grievance

During the two weeks since many Texas school districts resumed in-person instruction, members of the Texas State Teachers Association have reported hundreds...

68 members of the Texas House call for STAAR exams to be canceled this...

A bipartisan group of 68 Texas House representatives signed a letter calling on the Texas Education Agency to cancel the State of...

Texans Don’t Support GOP’s Crusade Against Critical Race Theory, as New Poll Shows

In recent weeks, GOP officials have launched an all-arms attack against #CriticalRaceTheory. It is the latest attempt by the Republican Party to...

Another guilty plea in Dallas school bus scandal

Larry Duncan, the former board president of the former Dallas school bus agency, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of tax evasion related to a bribery scandal, according to news reports.

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