More Texas High Schoolers Who Fail Tests Could GraduateMore Texas high schoolers could soon have a chance to graduate without passing all of the state's mandatory tests.
US: Nearly 740,000 Foreigners Overstayed Visas Last Year The U.S. Homeland Security Department says nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the country during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas.
'Virtual Tutoring' Trades Time In Traffic For Time With KidsUsing laptops and phone lines, tutors connect with students in nine DISD schools through a nonprofit called TutorMate.
Texas Looks To Curb Improper Teacher-Student RelationshipsTexas lawmakers have given final approval to a measure cracking down on inappropriate relationships between teachers and students, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas Bill To End 'Lunch Shaming' Back On Legislative CalendarA bill that could end school lunch shaming by creating standards to protect hungry school children gets a second chance in the Texas Legislature.
Texas Per-Pupil Funding Falls Farther Below National AverageTexas' per-pupil spending continues to fall farther below the national average. Data shows state spending per K-12 student declined by an average of $143 from the 2015-2016 school y
Injuries After Crowley ISD School Bus CrashA morning crash involving a car and a school bus, in far southwest Fort Worth, sent several people to the hospital.
Reptile Search On In Southlake After Tortoise Goes MissingIf there's a chase it'll be a slow one... but authorities in Southlake are asking people to be on the lookout for a very large tortoise.
Dallas ISD STAAR Test Results Show Gains & LossesThe State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test scores are in and for the most part Dallas Independent School District (DISD) 5th and 8th grade students scored well.
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.
Video Shows Rabbit Being Killed In Maypearl ISD ClassA school district in Ellis County is making changes to an outdoor education class after an online video surfaced showing a student killing a rabbit by slamming it against a metal pole.
Texas Legislature Works On Special Education OverhaulTexas lawmakers have started working on bills overhauling special education. A committee on Tuesday is discussing proposals prohibiting the state from capping the number of students eligible for special education instruction.

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