More than half of junior high and high school students in Texas will be suspended or expelled before they graduate. A new study ties that high discipline rate to lower graduation rates, and higher crime rates.
Third-party transportation services are reporting an increase in demand just one day after Keller ISD became the first school district in the state to charge parents a flat rate for their children to ride the bus to school.
Urging against treating Texas college students like customers “shopping on iTunes or visiting Banana Republic,” a top UT administrator blasted proposed higher education reforms broadly endorsed by Gov. Rick Perry but opposed by faculty statewide.
A tax battle is brewing in the Keller ISD, pitting education supporters against residents who feel they have no tax dollars left to give.
New U.S. Department of Labor statistics show the unemployment rate for people ages 16-19 is rising for the first month of the summer. That’s why hundreds of high school students and recent graduates lined up at the Will Rogers Center in the early afternoon heat. They’ve learned jobs are hard to come by.
One North Texas school district is going to start taking grades when kids do their homework. Normally that wouldn’t be a news story, but after a yearlong experiment, Irving ISD is changing course on homework.
A 12-year-old Joshua boy is in a juvenile detention facility after allegedly poisoning one of his teachers.
A former teacher is out of jail and out of a job as she faces charges of sexual assault of a child.
Lucas Christian Academy took on a big challenge this summer and entered a contest sponsored by Kohl’s. The objective: to get the most votes on Facebook. The top 20 schools in the country would each receive $500,000.
The University of Texas campus is getting back to normal, but not all of the students are going back to class today. Student Paul Lee, who led one of many prayer vigils on campus, says […]
A Former North Texas high school coach, who admitted to an improper relationship, faces extradition from Canada.