Lead May Still Be in Texas Schools’ Drinking Water. Here’s How You Can Help...

By Reform Austin Staff Texas is still not doing enough to protect its students from lead contamination in school...

Gov. Greg Abbott raves about Dallas' teacher incentive pay program. But it's hard to...

Natasha Boone high fives a student as they went over a story the class was reading Jan. 14, 2019 at Edward Titche Elementary School...

Paxton: Religious Schools Free to Open When They Choose

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday issued guidance exempting religious private schools in Texas from any local health orders delaying the start of...

Texas’ Largest School District Seeks Input on 11-Month Calendar

The Houston Independent School District has drafted an 11-month calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The proposed changes, which are allowed by...

Texas pastors say Austin politicians are failing students and public schools

As one pastor said, “We need our legislature to start speaking positively about our students and our teachers and our public education. We need them to be advocates and not opponents.”

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 school districts grapple with lunch debt

When a child in a public school needs a cafeteria lunch but doesn’t have funds to pay for it, the burden of...

Editorial: Texas Officials Consider Refusing $12.4B Rather Than Spend it on Children

Would you accept $12.4 billion if it was offered to you? What if you had to spend most of it on your...
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...

Texas School District’s Dreadlocks Ban Discriminatory, Federal Court Rules

A federal judge has prevented a Houston-area school district from enforcing a dress code policy that states that male students must keep...

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