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As Legislative Session Ends, Texas Struggles to Reform School Finance

Texas lawmakers are struggling to reach an agreement on how to reform how schools are funded in the Lone Star State.

Texas Schoolchildren to Return to Classroom in the Fall

Parents have been waiting and wondering how the 2020-21 school year will look in Texas. Will there be limits on class sizes?...

Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

Texas families have until July 31 to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and pay this academic year's rates...

What is it Really Like in Texas Classrooms Now?

School districts may offer sanitizer to teachers, help them be equipped with disinfectant spray, paper towels, plastic partitions for desks, and masks,...
Statewide Homework Hotline

A&M Launches Statewide Homework Hotline for pre-k-12 Students

Texas school children in need of homework help during the pandemic can now tap into the Aggie Homework Helpline. 

What Lt. Gov. Patrick’s Rule Change May Mean for Texas Education

Prior to the November election, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made waves when he suggested if Republicans were to lose their supermajority in...
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Education Advocates Testify on School Finance Commission Recommendations

Last week, the House Public Education Committee held two meetings to hear testimony from many stakeholders and advocates on recommendations from the Texas Commission...

Feds will visit six Texas school districts this week to monitor special education

Vanessa Tijerina addresses a U.S. Department of Education panel in 2016 about her 13-year-old special needs child who has been denied special education for...
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Texas special education reform still an uphill battle

As her daughter prepared to begin her freshman year of high school in Conroe ISD this year, Courtney Sandifer welcomed the news...

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,...

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