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Megan Hempel
03/03/2019 - 23:11
his Master of Education Degree, and later his Doctor of Education Degree from East Texas State University. In 1995, he attended the National
Fredshots Photography
03/03/2019 - 12:21
portfolio method, in contrast to STAAR. The legislation represents a step toward rethinking how Texas conducts standardized testing and aims
By David Hunn and Susan Carroll
03/03/2019 - 04:38
Bill 512 in 2001, which required the State Board of Education to contract with the Texas Auditor's Office to investigate complaints. It was
Written by Jim Mitchell, Editorial Writer Connect with Jim Mitchell On Twitter Email
03/03/2019 - 02:00
going to define how successful Texas is in the future, and investment in public higher education is essential to the future of Texas." Jim
Laura Isensee
03/01/2019 - 08:00
unions want to see school finance reform. However, the Texas State Teachers Association says that any real reform must include a significant
02/22/2019 - 05:03
Our interview with state Sen. Larry Taylor, chair of the Education Committee, is moderated by Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith
02/22/2019 - 00:37
to forget that higher education in Texas is facing its own deep challenges. While Texas has greatly improved access to higher education for
Neha Dronamraju
02/21/2019 - 21:51
for STIs, etc. In Texas, high school sex education fails to inform students about sex. According to the Texas Freedom Network, one fourth
Associated Press
02/21/2019 - 16:44
George W. Bush. She later served as Bush’s education secretary from 2005 to 2009. Texas 2036 founder Tom Luce says he hopes Spellings will
02/21/2019 - 16:32
-credit program to include career and technical education options. The district is partnering with Texas State Technical College to offer
Camille Phillips
02/21/2019 - 16:25
4 with sessions both during the day and in the evening. The Texas Education Agency still needs to approve the partnership in order for
Daryan Jones
02/21/2019 - 16:20
“It’s never too late to start planning for a child’s college education,” Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. “Families will find that when
Davis Land
02/21/2019 - 15:35
a crisis. The Commission also recommended that the Texas Education Agency mandate active shooter training and adopt standardized response
02/21/2019 - 14:56
2017: In 2018, the music industry in Texas, including music businesses and music education, directly accounted for nearly 97,000 permanent
02/21/2019 - 12:46
that the pay raises come out of recently increased funding for education in Texas. “We’re doing a significant increase because we’re trying
Elizabeth Trovall
02/21/2019 - 10:11
constituents think? A plurality from a University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll disapprove of how education has been handled: Texans tend to
Julie Chang
02/21/2019 - 09:13
to pay their most effective educators more. The report includes Texas Education Agency guidelines on how the evaluations system should look,
Laura Isensee
02/21/2019 - 08:42
in viable industry jobs and career pathways for students.” Texas has improved its high school graduation rate to 90 percent. But very few of
Andrea Zelinski
02/21/2019 - 06:00
a statement. The Texas State Teachers Association applauded the proposal
By Peniel E. Joseph, For the Express-News
02/20/2019 - 17:51
Texas learn only some, if any, of this history because the Texas education system does not require students to take at least one annual unit
02/15/2019 - 02:10
program. The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes the lists annually. Six scholars from Texas State were awarded Fulbright awards for
by Aliyya Swaby
02/15/2019 - 00:12
foot about 64 percent of the bill, according to the Texas Comptroller. Some education advocates argue that the state should cover half the
02/14/2019 - 22:09
Foundation Board of Trustees and a professor in law and education at the University of Texas. The Jordan exhibit is in the Texas Capitol
By Keith Garvin - Anchor/Reporter
02/14/2019 - 22:00
be." Trustees in favor of a suspension point to the current Texas Education Agency investigation of the board -- believing that until the
By Ana Goñi-Lessan, Staff writer
02/14/2019 - 15:48
. Those credits count toward the graduation requirements set by the Texas Education Agency. There are 231 Plazas Comunitarias programs in
Nicole Cappabianca
02/14/2019 - 11:09
court of public opinion. Join Rachel Gonzales, Education & Resource Coordinator for Equality Texas, Jade Lenore Leduff, Volunteer at Black
News Release
02/14/2019 - 09:40
In November, the Texas State Board of Education recommended that the Texas Legislature fund a full day of Pre-K. Quality full day
Jacob Carpenter
02/13/2019 - 23:39
Three HISD trustees are seeking to pause the search until Texas Education Agency officials complete their investigation and all appeals are
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02/13/2019 - 19:04
, we can out charter the charter schools." Guidance from the Texas Education Agency stresses that key components of these deals are for a
02/12/2019 - 21:26
the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project, Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA/NEA), American Federation of Teachers,
Editorial Board, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
02/08/2019 - 07:00
to the point that they won't have time for education and tax relief. Buy Photo Texas Governor Greg Abbott during an interview at his office
02/08/2019 - 06:41
savings account for a sizable withdrawal. FULL STORY RELATED Texas House and Senate about $3 billion apart on public education spending
Emily Donaldson
02/08/2019 - 06:00
the agreement and are expected to do so by the end of February. The Texas Education Agency also would have to give Edgewood and Pre-K 4 SA
Kali Venable | kvenable@vicad.com
02/07/2019 - 22:00
of the VISD Kidz Connection program and Tim Stahlke of the Texas Homeless Education Organization. Currently, there are 689 Victoria ISD
Erika Fernandez
02/07/2019 - 17:40
Bryan. The university recently received a $220,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency to support 10 teachers in their last year of school
Diana Nguyen
02/07/2019 - 17:15
School districts, especially in rural Texas, are paying attention. According to the Texas Education Agency, Texas has more schools in rural
02/07/2019 - 16:55
is developing the curricula in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education Department to meet educators’ needs. Proud to
Brianna Stone The Dallas Morning News brianna.stone@dallasnews.com Mark Finley
02/07/2019 - 16:39
on outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases and immunization rates. The Texas Education Agency would have to produce annual reports on the
By Julian Gill
02/07/2019 - 16:27
the data was available. The data, publicly available through the Texas Education Agency, includes all students in the district who faced
Ashley Portillo
02/07/2019 - 13:21
session, is education reform. There are many sides to the school funding challenge in Texas. Some say one major issue is the system is