A plan to rate public schools statewide by letter grades A through F is headed to the full Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved the much-watched bill Tuesday.
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.
DISD Board of Education has cleared the way for a teacher performance evaluation plan.
The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees heard presentations from the two groups of people on the forefront of the home rule debate, Thursday night.
Texas education authorities said the number of schools falling short of minimum standards and placed on the Public Education Grant list doubled from 2012 because of newer, higher standards.
A state lawmaker who wants to make concussion screenings as routine as physicals in Texas public school athletics has now taken direct aim at football.
A ruling is imminent after months of testimony in Texas’ sweeping school finance trial. The trial began Oct. 22 and involves lawsuits filed on behalf of about two-thirds of public school districts statewide.
An educational expert says public-school students in smaller classes tend to do better on standardized tests and even eventually become better citizens.
Fort Worth is one of nine in the country to receive a $760,000 grant for after school programs.