Board OKs Rebuilding 4 Houston Schools Ravaged By HarveyThe Houston school district board has voted to demolish and rebuild four elementary schools severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey floods.
Miami-Area Students Return To School After Hurricane IrmaMiami-area students have returned to school amid ongoing Hurricane Irma cleanups.
Clarkson & Timberlake Join "Super School Live" TV SpecialKelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake and U2 are among the performers who have joined an hour-long live television special about reinventing American high schools. The special airs Friday night on all four major broadcast networks.
Name 'Lynch' Removed From Schools After Word Deemed OffensiveA school board in Oregon has voted to remove the name 'Lynch' from some school buildings after the word was deemed offensive.
Many Premature Babies Do Fine In School, Study ShowsResearchers say a new study should help ease the minds parents of premature babies when it comes to how well their children will perform in school.
Texas OKs Requiring Schools To Teach Sex Abuse PreventionTexas children as young as 5 years old could soon be taught how to better ward off sex abuse.
Texas House OKs Allowing Guns In Parked Cars At SchoolsThe Texas House has voted to allow concealed carry permit holders to have guns in their locked cars parked outside schools.
Texas Bathroom Bill Could Expose Secrets Of Transgender KidsA broad bill requiring transgender individuals to use the restroom of their birth-certificate gender passed the Senate but stalled in the House. Supporters revived it late Sunday, advancing a proposal applying only to the state's public schools, which educate about 5.3 million students.
House OKs Major School Finance Fix; Senate's Plans UncertainThe Texas House late Wednesday night approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance plan that pumps an extra $1.6 billion into classrooms and begins overhauling the troubled way the state pays for public education.
Absences, Fitness, Atmosphere Are New Ways To Track SchoolsStates are beginning to outline new ways to evaluate their schools, mixing traditional measures like test scores with things like physical fitness and whether children feel safe in school.
Critics Pan TEA's Preliminary School RatingsPublic schools across Texas have gotten preliminary grades under an academic accountability system that is still being overhauled. But education groups have spoken out against the ratings.
Governor Unapologetic For Saying Alabama's Schools 'Suck'The governor's statement was captured on video as he spoke to the Alabama Association of Regional Councils this week.