HISD board still at risk

The Texas Education Agency has officially put HISD on notice. Texas’ largest school district is in danger of losing its school board...

More than 70,000 4-6 years old children suspended from Texas schools in 2017-18

In Texas, a 4-year old black child is more than twice as likely to be suspended from school as a white one....

Abbott’s recent appointments to the Education Commission of the States raises some eyebrows

In the mid 1960s, enterprising education proponent John W. Gardner and former North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford proposed a Compact on Education...

At school district event, Sen. Bob Hall seemingly praises education bill he did not...

Senator Bob Hall (R-Edgewood) was recently caught in the classic political trap of saying one thing after doing the opposite by education...

Despite Focus on Student Mental Health by the Texas Legislature, Counselors Still Not Mandated...

After the Santa Fe shooting in 2018, Governor Greg Abbott hosted a series of roundtables on school safety and corollary student mental...

TEA to release ratings — school districts will have to deal with the consequences

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will release its ratings for the state’s school districts and campuses this week, leaving school administrators anxiously...

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...

After years of waiting, full day pre-K for more Texas children finally begins in...

When school starts this year, public schools and open-enrollment charter schools will now provide full-day pre-K for eligible four-year-olds, thanks to new...

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...

Texas fails students who receive special education

Texas students who receive special education services continue to get the short end of the stick, despite the state’s claim to focus...

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