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.
Classrooms in Texas are dramatically changing in 2014. So might education politics in the governor’s race. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis continued trading barbs over public schools, despite neither yet unveiling an education platform.
Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.
The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.
Vandals have targeted many of the 11 Dallas ISD schools shuttered as a result of budget cuts two years ago.
One subject that will bring the emotions of many a parent to a boil is — school re-zoning. Changing a child’s school district is not what most parents want, but it was a topic on the table in Frisco Monday night.
A lot of schools spend countless hours trying to stop bullying. But some question if they are sending the right message. One North Texas researcher thought a study of anti-bullying campaigns would have predictable results — he was wrong.
The McKinney ISD is proposing an increase that would take the district’s tax rate up to the highest level allowed by state law. In a Tax Ratification Election the voters need to approve the increase the school board has already put into place.
The DISD school board is expected to keep Miles in the district’s top job following an investigation that found he violated district policy.
Dallas Independent School Superintendent Mike Miles says he plans to remain in his job, despite calls for him to resign.
The plan that uses contracted van and taxi drivers to take Dallas Independent School District students to class instead of picking them up in school buses is apparently now being reconsidered.
Furious parents met with Dallas Independent School District leaders in two schools Thursday evening to vent concerns about the use of private taxis, vans, and limos to transport students to school.