Jeb Bush says that when it comes to overhauling public education: “You’ve got to go big or go home.”
Parents wanting to transfer their kids to a different school in the Arlington Independent School District began camping out at school headquarters today.
More than 2,000 teachers, students, parents and school administrators from around Texas are rallying at the state Capitol to demand the restoration of $5.4 billion in public education cuts the Legislature approved in 2011.
The Arlington Independent School District is opening up the campus transfer process. The board of trustees voted to open most schools to transfers for students inside and outside district boundaries.
There are new security systems headed to elementary schools in one North Texas school district. The Arlington school board is moving ahead to install buzzer/camera systems at all of its 51 elementary schools.
By many accounts, Texas is already the best state in which to do business. Governor Rick Perry says he wants to cut business taxes further.
As North Texas deals with one of the worst outbreaks of flu in years, schools are dealing with an increased pressure to keep germs from spreading.
A North Texas politician just elected to the state house has put forward a plan to allow concealed weapons on school campuses.
Teachers returning to classrooms across North Texas Monday were flooded with memories of the terrifying school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
The NCAA passed a package of changes on Tuesday intended to crack down hard on rule-breaking schools and coaches. The board also expanded the penalty structure.
A school finance expert says Texas needs to spend at least an additional $8 billion annually to ensure its students meet tough new academic standards.
The Texas Senate Education and Criminal Justice committees are meeting jointly to discuss how schools treat troublesome students.