Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and state Sen. Dan Patrick are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
A conservative state senator and a moderate state board of education member are debating a school lesson plan system that has turned political.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced that he’s still running for re-election in 2014. Dewhurst has been saying for months that he planned to seek a fourth full term.
Thousands of pro-choice activists converged on the South steps and lawn of the State Capitol Monday. Inside the Capitol, a smaller crowd of right to life activists, but no less intense.
Parents and activists are set to rally at the state Capitol for high-profile proposed legislation to expand charter schools in Texas.
A Texas Senate education panel is set to discuss a high-profile voucher bill — even though the House has already said it opposes using public money to fund private schools.
The Texas Senate Education Committee is to discuss 16 bills involving everything from gun training for some teachers to allowing students to leave their home school districts for better-performing ones.
Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams is set to speak as the state Senate Education Committee discusses several bills affecting classrooms.
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.