Texas Per-Pupil Funding Falls As School Finance Ruling LoomsAs Texas' massive school finance case awaits a state Supreme Court ruling, per-pupil funding is falling farther below the national average.
Kimball High School Students Call For Better SecurityA group of students held a protest outside of Kimball High School in Dallas on Friday morning to call for better safety on their campus. Earlier this week, a student brought a pistol to school and accidentally shot himself.
Former North Texas Teacher Accused Of Embezzling Tens Of ThousandsKevin Jacobson is accused of spending the money from a statewide teachers' association on lavish dinners, pricy car repairs and vacations.
Reports Shows Drop In Overall Crime At U.S. SchoolsThe latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.
Controversial Reading Assignment Has Some High School Parents FumingRacial slurs, sexual violence and a school shooter called a hero... All part of a movie script that freshman at a Carrollton high school are being assigned to read in a theater class.
DISD Blames Kimball Shooting On "Breach Of Security"Police with the Dallas Independent School District explained that a "breach of security" made it possible for a student to bring a loaded pistol into Kimball High School on Monday.
Malia Obama To Enter Harvard In 2017 After Taking Gap YearA year off between high school and college is becoming a popular choice for U.S. students and it has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia. The White House says the high school senior will enter Harvard in 2017.
Migrant Children Kept From Enrolling In SchoolIn at least 35 districts in 14 states, hundreds of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have been discouraged from enrolling in schools.
Baylor Alumni Group Approves Settlement TermsMembers of the Baylor Alumni Association have voted to accept the terms of an agreement with Baylor University that settles a long-running dispute that had fractured campus relations and resulted in competing lawsuits.
Texas Schools Spare No Expense For Huge Football Stadiums A school district in Allen grabbed national attention when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium and other schools soon followed. Are such exorbitant price tags for high school stadiums the new normal?
DISD Approves New Home, But Rejects School RepairsThe DISD on Thursday night approved the use of $46 million for moving to a new headquarters, but it came as school board members said no to improvements to a south Oak Cliff campus plagued with problems.
Makeup STAAR Results Coming Too Late For GraduationA Granbury High School Senior and her family says delayed STAAR test scores may keep her from graduating with the rest of her class.