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Julie Chang @JulieChang1
04/15/2019 - 09:31
some pay raise,” said Monty Exter, lobbyist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators, which has been a cheerleader for SB 3. Sen.
By Paul Cobler, Austin Bureau
04/15/2019 - 08:51
online said the state should provide 50% or more of public school funding. Texas currently funds about 36% and the Legislature’s proposed $9
04/15/2019 - 06:46
recent years because of rising health insurance costs,” Clay Robison, spokesman for the Texas State Teachers Association, told PolitiFact.
ROBERT NICHOLS/Contributing writer
04/15/2019 - 00:30
services. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Education has found Texas is in violation of a federal statute prohibiting states from
Savana Dunning
04/14/2019 - 23:22
college completion rates, a panel of three Texas higher education leaders, hosted Friday by The Texas Tribune, discussed how the state can
Forrest Milburn Texas Tribune
04/14/2019 - 22:23
relief,” said Clay Robison, a spokesman at the Texas State Teachers Association. “Educators’ modest paychecks are being increasingly eroded.
Emily Foxhall
04/14/2019 - 21:14
in the state have received waivers for low attendance days from the Texas Education Agency so far this school year because of safety issues,
04/13/2019 - 23:54
“hugely problematic.” Noel Candelaria, president of the Texas State Teachers Association, which opposes the expansion of charter schools in
Editorial Board, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
04/13/2019 - 08:00
's children's educations are important? Because Texas should be a leader in quality of education? Finally, take a harder look at Abbott,
04/13/2019 - 00:58
Culbertson, a spokeswoman for the Texas Education Agency, told CNN that previous education standards released in Texas, including in 2009,
Luis Montoya
04/03/2019 - 09:59
The state needs to increase investment to improve the quality of public education in Texas.” Eddie Anaya, an executive committee member for
04/03/2019 - 08:47
. The average salary for a Texas educator is $54,122, according to the Texas Education Agency. Nationally,
04/03/2019 - 08:02
year in a 2018 survey by the Texas State Teachers Association. In the summer, 56
Rebecca Flores
04/03/2019 - 06:09
teacher groups opposed. House bill would increase education funding by $890 per student Texas House lays out school finance reform bill
Dawn Monroe
04/03/2019 - 01:21
Every year, students in Texas take the STAAR test, otherwise known as the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness. It’s a series of
Tim Holt
04/02/2019 - 23:02
they are, effectively, committing educational malpractice. The Texas state standards for education, known as the TEKS, specifically require
04/02/2019 - 22:00
to an analysis by the Texas House Public Education Committee released Monday. The analysis estimates that Texas City Independent School
David West Jr.
04/02/2019 - 20:15
Texas Legislature passed in 2017, mandates that Texas schools of higher education send out debt notifications regarding loan accumulation to
04/02/2019 - 19:47
on free speech 'SLAPP' lawsuits RELATED: Texas lawmakers approve measure to audit the STAAR test Sen. Bettencourt argued he only asked
Andrea Zelinski
04/01/2019 - 05:00
school staff. More people are calling the helpline at the Texas State Teachers Association asking whether they can leave their jobs early,
Jeremy Wallace
03/29/2019 - 08:21
House Public Education Committee, said in defending the House plan. Texas
Sara Johnson
03/28/2019 - 23:04
The Texas House Higher Education Committee approved a bill last week that would change the way colleges promote women’s health programs.
By: Luis Sanchez @LuisSanchezBatt
03/28/2019 - 21:42
school finance and property tax reform was signed off on by the Texas House Public Education Committee. Known as House Bill 3, the bill
Tate Owen
03/28/2019 - 21:27
dollars to fund their graduate medical education, also known as residency house training. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission
KIAH COLLIER, The Texas Tribune
03/28/2019 - 18:08
Texas Senate aligns with House on how much to spend on education, property tax reform By Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune title="2019-03-28
03/28/2019 - 17:22
quality public education. And even if the Texas Supreme Court — in error, we believe — ruled that the way Texas funds public education is
TBB Staff
03/28/2019 - 13:30
- Encourages Community-Based Prevention Education and Training for Teachers, Caregivers, and Students Texas Border Business WASHINGTON- U
Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune
03/28/2019 - 12:02
” free, appropriate public education, Kristin McGuire, who represents the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education, told a panel
03/28/2019 - 11:07
certain area of study. Because students frequently change majors, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board would develop “meta-majors”,
Vicky Camarillo
03/28/2019 - 06:58
for the tuition waiver, Jeanne Stamp, project director at the Texas Homeless Education Office, said she expects colleges to push back. “For
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03/28/2019 - 06:30
included aligning curriculum and training for teachers. A 2017 Texas Education Agency study found small but "statistically significant"
Benita Lee
03/27/2019 - 23:35
by this massive weight is unfair.” Jolt Texas hosted its Power Up Summit to rally for affordable education and youth advocacy on March 1.
03/27/2019 - 22:51
we can, in order to open the opportunity of Texas Tech’s education to any student who’s interested in Texas Tech University," Logan said.
Rachel M. Cohen
03/27/2019 - 08:32
said spokesperson Rob D’Amico. Clay Robison, a spokesperson for the Texas State Teachers Association, told The Intercept his union is “very
03/26/2019 - 07:21
whose oversight responsibilities of Texas’ largest school district were also expanded Monday. Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath sent
03/26/2019 - 05:48
in a unanimous 15-0 vote. If passed, the legislation would cost $1.8 billion a year, according to the Texas State Teachers Association.
03/26/2019 - 01:50
higher education more accessible and affordable for Texas students as they pursue education and training beyond high school,” said Texas
By Will Wright The Herald-Zeitung
03/26/2019 - 00:00
Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath on Friday delivered the last — and perhaps most impassioned speech — to end the 53rd annual
Alia Malik
03/25/2019 - 21:59
All partnership applications must be submitted to the Texas Education Agency by April 1 for approval. The state intends to rule on all
Steffi Lee
03/25/2019 - 18:31
reduces the retention costs the districts have to pay for,” said Dr. Angela Valenzuela, director of the Texas Center for Education Policy.