Home » Today's Headlines

Today's Headlines

02/07/2019 - 11:58
River is a place many consider to be the last pristine river in Texas. Through education, research and advocacy, the DRC is on a mission to
02/07/2019 - 11:46
August, the auditor’s office reported major contract mismanagement at the Texas Education Agency, which has cost state taxpayers at least $2
Leslee BassmanContributing writer
02/07/2019 - 10:15
on when to close any public building for flu outbreaks, and the Texas Education Agency has no set standard for closing campuses for any type
Fernando Alfonso, Patch Staff
02/07/2019 - 06:55
dozen measures related to income, health, environment, education and access to amenities. Texas fell between New Mexico and Oklahoma in the
02/07/2019 - 06:00
educators one plan with no premium payment, but the average Texas State Teachers Association member is paying $359 a month in premiums,
Chase Karacostas
02/07/2019 - 00:06
president of Latino advocacy group Jolt Texas at UT, said the bill would make higher education in Texas unattainable for many undocumented
Shannon Najmabadi and Jay Root
02/07/2019 - 00:01
finance and property taxes Inauguration Donors Include Democrats and Gamblers TribCast: Texas inaugurations and big ideas for education
02/06/2019 - 17:59
, Gov. Greg Abbott talked about the good and the bad in Texas public education. He stressed the need for better funding, higher teacher pay
Noel Candelaria
02/06/2019 - 10:19
if lawmakers don’t siphon away funds for selective “incentive” plans. Candelaria is president of the Texas State Teachers Association.
01/30/2019 - 06:22
colleges in front of the legislators who can make changes to higher education in Texas. Among the schools' priorities is an 8 percent
Written by Dallas Morning News Editorial Connect with Dallas Morning News Editorial Email
01/30/2019 - 02:00
. An opportunity to beef up West Texas agriculture and education should be taken very seriously. Texas veterinarians by the numbers 6,660
Rebecca Fiedler rebecca.fiedler@theeagle.com
01/30/2019 - 00:00
to her museum and other such organizations. Texas is one of only eight states that requires education on the Holocaust in schools' history
Alia Malik
01/29/2019 - 19:53
. As recently as Monday, the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Urban Education Institute released study results showing local students
by Holly Bock
01/29/2019 - 17:43
to YISD for this footage. They responded with this statement: Texas Education Code section 29.022 states school districts to conduct video
By Madelyn Edwards news@weatherforddemocrat.com
01/29/2019 - 17:30
. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said in a report that Texas pays for 36 percent of public education but could pay 40 percent. “It will be
By Stefante Randall
01/29/2019 - 16:37
, according to a new report from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. When addressing pay, the Texas Education Agency sets a state minimum, which
Dave McNeely
01/29/2019 - 13:18
to voting in early January to remove the plaque, the Texas State Board of Education last November ordered revision of its curriculum to say
Lynn McBee Young Women’s Preparatory Network
01/29/2019 - 10:37
the key to bringing about lasting change in public education that can be replicated in public school districts throughout Texas and the U.S.
Written by Jamie Hancock, Assistant Politics Editor Connect with Jamie Hancock On Twitter Email
01/29/2019 - 08:00
out. 5. Two North Texans were sworn in Monday as members of the Texas State Board of Education, where they will spend the next four years
Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje
01/29/2019 - 00:19
“We do have to focus on the widening education and skills gap in Texas,” she said.
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