Senate Budget Bill Keeps Status Quo On Texas School FundingA $106.3 billion spending bill that gives Texas public schools roughly the same amount of money as classrooms receive now is headed to the Senate.
Texas Teachers In Austin To Lobby LawmakersTeachers from across Texas spent the first day of their Spring Break lobbying lawmakers in Austin.
Nearly Two-Dozen Mumps Cases At One Texas High SchoolThere have been 23 confirmed cases and nine suspected cases of the mumps at Cedar Hill High School. And all of the infected students and staff members have come down with the disease since February 9th.
Dallas ISD Changes Policy For Pre-K School SuspensionsAfter a unanimous vote by the school board, changes will now be made to a Dallas Independent School District policy that allowed suspension for students as young as 4-years-old.
Homeless Project Aims To Teach Young Texans About EmpathyStudents at one Fort Worth private middle school got a real world lesson on homelessness. The group from All Saints Episcopal School spent the night sleeping outside with nothing more than a blanket and a cardboard box to provide shelter.
Students Injured In Ellis County School Bus CrashAccording to Ellis County officials, due to the rain the bus went off the road east of I-45 on Zmolek Rd and ended up in the ditch on the way to school.
Texas Mulls Changing Curriculum Questioning EvolutionThe Texas Board of Education is hearing arguments over changing state science curriculums that, critics have said, are designed to challenge the theory of evolution and leave students wondering if a higher power created the universe.
DISD Hopes "Hidden Figures" Inspires StudentsThe film "Hidden Figures" has become a phenomenon across the nation, earning more than $100 million at the box office so far. But it could also serve to inspire the next crop of engineers in North Texas.
Parents Urge Lawmakers To Support Charter SchoolsSome parents in North Texas are pushing the State Legislature to give more support to charter schools in the DFW area. Across the state, more than 140,000 students are on waiting lists to attend charter schools.
Teacher's Aide Accused Of Lying About Having CancerKevin Mabone allegedly duped students and teachers at Mesquite's Wilkinson Middle 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.
Bathroom Bill Draws Opposition From Dallas Business LeadersTexas took center stage in the debate over bathroom privacy Thursday afternoon. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced a bill to limit transgender women from using public women's restrooms.