The Plano school district and its taxpayers were the victims and federal officials say Carol LaRue and Kris Gentz are now facing up to five years in prison.
Brought to the U.S. as a toddler, Jessica Barron learned early that her life would be severely limited by her immigration status. But for Barron, and others like her, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is like pouring rain on the seeds of withered dreams.
Former General Motors Co. CEO Edward Whitacre Jr. and his wife have donated $15 million to his alma mater, Texas Tech University.
Teena James is a parent of several students in FWISD and said she thinks the district is in trouble.
Texas high school students showed improvements on end-of-course standardized tests in biology and algebra, and posted strong passing rates on a history exam administered statewide for the first time but lagged in English.
Attorney General Greg Abbott asked Monday for the district judge overseeing Texas’ sweeping school finance trial to recuse himself because of perceived bias in emails he exchanged with attorneys for school districts suing the state.
The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees heard presentations from the two groups of people on the forefront of the home rule debate, Thursday night.
The University of Texas Board of Regents voted to not raise in-state tuition and decided on tuition rates for the Guaranteed Tuition Program.
A second grader’s idea to help fellow classmate who may feel lonely is spreading fast through school campuses in Frisco.
In-state tuition and fees will remain the same in the next school year for University of Texas System students.
The Home Rule fight at Dallas ISD is on the brink of its next battle. A group that wants to turn DISD into a charter district says it has enough support to move the war to the people — at the polls.
Republican Gov. Rick Perry is again opposing tuition hikes within the University of Texas System as the flagship Austin campus proposes pushing the average semester cost past $5,000.