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....
Abbott Standardized Testing

Opinion: Abbott Needs to Lead on Issue of Standardized Tests for Texas Schoolchildren

Ordinarily, when I write a column, I write to what my ego would hope to be thousands of readers. Today, however, I...

Houston ISD Delays School Year, Will Start Online

Houston Independent School District’s reopening is delayed for two weeks to Sept. 8 and classes will be online only at that time,...

Texas Schools Will Have to Report COVID-19 Cases. Still No Word on Testing in...

A week after criticism about there not being a plan, the state moves to require all Texas schools to report daily COVID-19...

University of Texas Prepares Women to Run for Office

In today’s divisive, polarized political landscape, utilizing opposing viewpoints as ammunition is habitual, conventional and arguably the gateway to gridlock. Respecting and...

Special Education Students Fall Behind As Texas Schools Scramble to Adapt

Losing the stability of a school day frustrates 14-year-old Logan Heller. He regularly melts down: screaming at the top of his lungs,...

A&M to Mass-Produce COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Texas A&M University has been picked to lead the mass production of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate made by Novavax, Inc. as part...
In-School After-School Options Still a Work in Progress

In-School After-School Options Still a Work in Progress

So many parents have relied on after-school programs to cover the window of time between school ending and the workday ending. With...
Texas teacher pension

Texas teacher pension law lifts service fee cap

The subject of Texas teachers’ retirement systems remains contentious, in part because the state’s teachers have one of the lowest pensions in...

STAAR on the horizon: testing changes and what it means for students.

As the dust settles from the last Texas legislative session, millions across the state are gearing up for another important event: the...

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