Texas Senate Revives School Vouchers Amid House OppositionA Texas Senate committee is discussing a bill offering taxpayer-funded vouchers allowing some special education students to leave public schools for private alternatives.
Dallas ISD Pushes Back Against Charter SchoolsThirteen percent of DISD's expected enrollment attends area public charter schools.
Bill Could Turn Back Page, Return Power To Texas Board Of EdThe Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the Legislature.
Texas Revives Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' For Public SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Texas House Revives Previously Stalled 'Lunch Shaming' BanThe Texas House has revived a much-watched bill to keep schools from stigmatizing children while trying to collect parents' lunch debts.
Senate Budget Bill Keeps Status Quo On Texas School FundingA $106.3 billion spending bill that gives Texas public schools roughly the same amount of money as classrooms receive now is headed to the Senate.
Trump Administration Reverses Obama Policies On Transgender BathroomsA letter sent to schools nationwide Wednesday by the Justice and Education departments says the earlier Obama directive caused confusion and “significant litigation” over how it should be applied.
US Withdraws Stay Request In Transgender Bathroom CasePresident Donald Trump's administration is stepping back from a request made by the Obama administration in an ongoing lawsuit over bathroom rights for transgender students in public schools.