Senate Budget Bill Keeps Status Quo On Texas School FundingA $106.3 billion spending bill that gives Texas public schools roughly the same amount of money as classrooms receive now is headed to the Senate.
Final Rules For K-12 Standardized Testing ReleasedAiming to reduce test-taking in America's classrooms, the Obama administration has released final rules to help states and school districts take a new approach to the standardized tests students must take each year.
Texas Supreme Court Upholds State's School Funding FormulaTexas' complicated school finance system is constitutional, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday — a surprise defeat for the 600+ school districts that endured more than four years of costly legal battles
UT Regents Delay Decision On Campus GunsThe University of Texas System's regents on Thursday postponed a vote on proposed rules allowing concealed handguns in campus classrooms and buildings until July due to concerns that some might be too restrictive.
University Of Texas Could Allow Concealed Handguns In ClassConcealed handguns would be mostly barred from University of Texas dormitories but not from classrooms under recommendations presented to the school president.
Parents Upset Teachers Switching Campuses 4 Weeks Into School YearOne North Texas school district is experiencing classroom shakeups just four weeks into the school year. CBS 11 News has learned that dozens of teachers in the Arlington Independent School District are switching campuses.
Some DISD Elementary Students Spend Part Of Day Without HeatAfter a two-day holiday -- compliments of an ice storm -- students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.
North Texas ISD's Decide To Open Or Not To OpenIt's a decision that isn’t taken lightly in any school district. Regardless if the answer is yay or nay, many people end up criticizing the decision to either close or open schools after a winter storm.
Collin County School District Closes Some Schools To New StudentsThe Frisco ISD is bursting at the seams. It's growing so quickly, that for the first time, the school district closed off some elementary schools to new students -- weeks before classes even began.
New Plano ISD Security Plan Includes Mobile Panic ButtonsAdministrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on a new plan to keep students safe in schools. While the human security presence will be increased the district is also taking a digital approach.
Massive Tornado Changed How Texas Town Builds SchoolsAn EF5 tornado that hit Jarrell, Texas 16 years ago nearly wiped the small, Central Texas town off the map. Twenty seven people died.