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As School Starts, Texas is Without a Plan to Track COVID-19 in Schools

School bells are ringing, but there has yet to be a decision from the state on whether COVID-19 data will be collected...

Coronavirus Stimulus Deal Includes Student Loan Relief

The newly signed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, otherwise known as the CARES Act, includes relief for college students who...

A cloud of uncertainty lingers over the Houston Independent School District. Its list of...

Board of trustees in-fighting, failing schools and Texas Education Agency (TEA) investigations are plaguing the Houston ISD. Self-inflicted wounds seem to be...

Texas House approves $9B school finance bill

The Texas House of Representatives passed HB 3 Wednesday afternoon, increasing public education funding and granting property tax relief. The bill invests an additional...
1st Black Texas Teacher of the Year

Texas has its First Black Male Teacher of the Year

Today is World Teachers’ Day, a day set aside to acknowledge and appreciate the role teachers play in providing quality education at...

Teachers Rally for Public Education at the Capitol

Pictured: Attendees of the AFT Rally for Public Education AUSTIN, TX - On the first day of Spring Break for public schools in Texas, several...

Abbott Weighs In on Schools Reopening

After three days of head scratching by school districts, parents and local governmental leaders, Gov. Greg Abbott has now weighed in on...

Recap: House Subcommittee Hearing on Public Education Funding

Pictured: Donna Howard (Austin American-Statesman photo, Jay Janner) AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th...

A Negative COVID-19 Test, Quarantine Required for Texas College Kids

College students this fall will have one more thing to add to their back-to-school checklists: in addition to registering for classes, ordering...
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HISD board takeover: What does it mean parents?

Last week, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath made it official that there will be an HISD board takeover. The question is: what...

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