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Texas Teen Named America’s Top Young Scientist

Anika Chebrolu, a freshman at Independence High School in Frisco, Texas is the winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Some Houston Schools Closed Again Due to COVID-19

A lot changed in just a couple of days at Houston Independent School District. Face-to-face instruction for the 2020-2021...

$400 Million Plan to Help Close the Tech Gap for Texas Schoolchildren

After most students in Texas public schools spent a majority of the spring learning online and navigating the many questions and obstacles...

School Districts Hire More Mental Health Pros at the Right Time

One in six American children ages 6-17 experiences a mental health disorder each year, according to the National Association on Mental Illness....

State Board of Education OKs 5 New Charter Schools, Says No to 3

The Texas Board of Education has approved the creation of five new charter schools in Texas but rejected three others. In August,...

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...

Will Texas Miss Out on Billions for Schools?

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Texas Teachers Group to Abbott: Prevent in-Person College Graduations

“Texas hasn’t returned to normal yet,” said Pat Heintzelman, president of the Texas Faculty Association and an instructor at Lamar University in...

Houston ISD appealing Wheatley's failing grade

Houston ISD is appealing Wheatley High School’s failing grade. Texas’ largest school district announced the appeal on Sept. 13. 

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...

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