The head of the Texas Senate Education Committee says the chamber will debate his sweeping proposal to overhaul high school graduation requirements.
The Senate Education Committee is set to discuss a string bills including a controversial proposal to lift the cap on the number of licenses issued to operate charter schools statewide.
The state would pay for school employees to learn to carry a gun on the job under a proposal set for consideration at the Capitol.
Dan Patrick is on a crusade to reshape Texas classrooms in the name of “school choice.”
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is among the experts from other states set to address the Texas Senate Education Committee at a meeting on Wednesday.
The new head of the Texas Senate’s education committee said it’s too difficult for the state to close down poorly performing charter schools, but more charter schools should be allowed to open.
Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams speaks a day after Gov. Rick Perry urged him to again delay requiring high school students to have standardized test scores factored into their final grades.
Long-simmering tensions between a tea party-backed U.S. Senate candidate and a leading tea party voice in the Texas Legislature have boiled over.