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by Bethany Erickson
01/28/2019 - 09:38
been nominated for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon School award, Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath announced. Only 26 schools
By Diane Smith and
01/28/2019 - 09:32
state Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock, the former chairman of the Texas House Public Education Committee, said this year is an unusual time when
01/28/2019 - 08:27
chief law enforcement officer. Higher Ed chief resigns The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Jan. 24 announced the resignation
The Editor
01/28/2019 - 00:49
furnished by H-E-B, a long-time supporter of education in Texas. The Read 3 program targets preschoolers and their families to help build
By Kenya Robinson @_KenyaJ
01/27/2019 - 23:04
-wealthy districts to cover education costs in property-poor districts. In 2016, Texas ranked 43rd in the nation in education but rose to No
Leslie Tufino
01/27/2019 - 21:29
taxes annually. These taxes help support public institutions and higher education in Texas. With the ability to attend and finance their
01/27/2019 - 11:14
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - he Texas Education Agency confirms they have launched a special accreditation investigation into the Houston ISD. Because
01/27/2019 - 10:59
AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Jan. 23 Texas American Federation of Teachers called on state lawmakers to put a moratorium on any new charter schools in
Written by Lauren McGaughy, Texas Government Reporter Connect with Lauren McGaughy On Twitter Email
01/27/2019 - 05:00
, the designated institutional official for graduate medical education, by Gary Ventolini the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
01/27/2019 - 00:29
Recent action by the board of managers, appointed by Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath, is once again raising concerns about the
by Associated Press
01/26/2019 - 20:00
$6,100 raise with a nine-day walkout last spring, Texas State Teachers Association President Noel Candelaria said he received several calls
Jacob Carpenter
01/26/2019 - 06:00
communicate as a group. A special accreditation investigation allows Texas Education Agency staff members to obtain documents and interview
By Maria “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, For the Express-News
01/26/2019 - 00:32
by only 11 percentage points. At this pace, Texas will not reach universal high school education for another two decades. We stand to lose
Express-News Editorial Board
01/26/2019 - 00:32
is under federal orders to do better by its special education students, and the Texas Supreme Court has found the state’s public school
01/16/2019 - 10:37
, and no child should be denied the opportunity to access a quality education. In Texas, children from disadvantaged communities, low-income
01/16/2019 - 08:06
Cruz, Assistant U.S. Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education Frank Brogan, and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush are slated to
Written by Robert T. Garrett, Austin Bureau chief Connect with Robert T. Garrett On Twitter Email
01/16/2019 - 08:00
in later. Its starting point budget has a provision telling the Texas Education Agency to spend the new money only if lawmakers pass a
01/16/2019 - 06:25
Greg Abbott began a second term as Texas governor Tuesday by promising lower taxes and a school funding overhaul but without mentioning a
by Ross Ramsey
01/16/2019 - 00:10
were going to put more state money into public education, and both budgets would do that. The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Become one
Ryan Crowe
01/15/2019 - 20:48
Texas House, Senate at odds on Tech Vet School funding
Rudy Koski, FOX 7 Austin
01/15/2019 - 19:33
Texas Leaders take Oath & Make Promises to solve Education Crisis - Story | KTBC
Damali Keith, FOX 26 News
01/15/2019 - 18:22
were alone fighting an unfair system.” Campbell points to Texas Education Agency data that more African American students in the district
Andrea Zelinski
01/15/2019 - 16:52
see how this plays out,” said Clay Robison of the Texas State Teachers Association of the prospect of permanent teacher raises. “But so far,
01/15/2019 - 08:41
Disclosure: The Association of Texas Professional Educators, the Texas State Teachers Association and the University of Texas at Austin have
01/11/2019 - 08:29
should exist in all future time. In November, the Texas State Board of Education voted to amend its curriculum to reflect that slavery
01/11/2019 - 07:39
fund it." Illegal immigration costs Texas taxpayers billions of dollars every year in healthcare, education and law enforcement as well as
01/11/2019 - 04:20
This week the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Workforce Commission launched the Career Readiness handbook that is
By Mike Norman
01/10/2019 - 22:15
The commission would target key state education problems. Only four in 10 Texas third-grade students could read at grade level last year,
01/10/2019 - 18:32
ad for a new STC offer - “South Texas College is interested in helping these students advance their education, as well as giving them the
Dawn Burleigh
01/10/2019 - 10:55
. This would entail major changes to the primary revenue source for education in Texas, local property taxes. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and
Andrea Zelinski
01/10/2019 - 10:38
education amid scattershot outcomes for kids. For example, high graduation rates are soaring in Texas, but the state has slipped to No. 46
01/09/2019 - 19:00
Kill the minimum wage Re: "Time for Texas to take a look at wages," by Mitchell Schnurman, Sunday Business column. Schnurman presents the
Chuck Lindell
01/09/2019 - 18:24
years, said Joy Baskin, director of legal services for the Texas Association of School Boards. "Most districts use policies that focus on
Jan Hill
01/09/2019 - 15:17
. In 1973, students from a poor school district in San Antonio, Texas, argued they were denied the right to an adequate education, citing
Ke'Sha Lopez
01/09/2019 - 00:09
least half of the cost of public education. This year the Texas State Teachers Association said the state is expected to pay about 38% of
ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
01/04/2019 - 08:32
practices. Even if not one more dime is spent on public education in Texas, leveling the fundraising load would force the state to raise
Joe Straus
01/04/2019 - 07:45
challenges and greatest opportunities. For example, the Texas 2036 project (founded by education-reform champion Tom Luce) highlights the
Editorial Board, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
01/04/2019 - 07:00
How much is Texas willing to spend on education?
By Anna M. Tinsley
01/04/2019 - 06:00
Texas historically has paid the bulk of public school funding. But through the years, the percentage the state pays has dropped to about one
By Nicolette Perrone
01/04/2019 - 02:48
districts will no longer be allowed to give a Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, known as a TAKS test. SB 463 says districts can