A record number of Texas school districts now have to give up money to the state. According to the Texas Education Agency, an additional 23 state school districts are now considered property wealthy.
If one Dallas Independent School District (DISD) board member has his way students will move to a year-round school schedule. The idea comes from new DISD board member Mike Morath.
More Texas school districts are lining up to fight the state in court over the way public education is being paid for. Dealing with some $4 billion in cuts from public schools, nearly 150 school districts have signed up to sue the state.
Allen homeowners already pay higher school district taxes than people in several neighboring cities. But the district says without it, more layoffs are possible.
Children across the state will be starting the school year without some new textbooks, an issue upsetting a number of school officials.
Educators fear a new measure that will slash $4 billion in funding to Texas public schools over the next two years will permanently handicap them.
It’s the 11th hour for school education funding in Texas. Legislators have a self-imposed 5 p.m. Friday deadline to work out differences between House and Senate funding bills.
On Tuesday Governor Rick Perry turned down an offier to meet with President Barack Obama at the El Paso airport and no meeting happened while President Obama was in Austin last night.
The Plano ISD is facing a $30 million funding deficit. So why did its board of trustees just vote to buy a $6 million building?
A deal on the federal budget would remove the strings attached to $883 million in stimulus funds for Texas.
The budget forecast for Arlington ISD schools is bleak. So teachers in the district want to make sure everyone knows just how bad it is. Facing a possible $48 Million shortfall, AISD is considering deep cuts and reductions.