Texans for Public Education Challenges TEA to Trust State’s Teachers

An advocacy group takes issue with the Texas Education Agency’s guidance for opening schools this fall — especially the in-person attendance requirement...

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 House votes in favor of $1,850 raises for teachers, support staff

Chairman of the House Public Education Committee and State Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, hears public testimonies during the House Public Education Committee meeting on...

Burrows Blinks, Vouchers Removed From HB 3

After news came out that Chairman Dustin Burrows buried language that would allow school vouchers in the omnibus pandemic relief bill HB 3, the...

Inadequate state funding and fiscal mismanagement forcing layoffs at Crosby ISD

As Texans struggle to pay their property taxes and politicians pledge to fix the “Robin Hood” system to pay for Texas schools, Crosby ISD,...
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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...

Parents Face Hard Decisions About School for Their Kids

Summer is just halfway over, but already parents and teachers are thinking ahead to what the start of the school year will...

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.

UT-Austin Interim President is Sole Finalist for Permanent Role

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named UT-Austin Interim President Jay Hartzell as the sole finalist for the permanent...

When it comes to civic engagement, Texas gets an F

Texas ranks near the bottom nationally when it comes to voter registration and voter turnout.

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