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.
DISD Middle School In Session Despite Mold ProblemSchool is in session at Sarah Zumwalt Middle School despite ongoing mold problems there.
Texas Eyes Immunizations As More Kids File ExemptionsTexas could host the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as its rates of schoolchildren who refuse to get shots for non-medical reasons rises.
Report: LGBT Students Still Face Discrimination At SchoolA report from an international human rights organization concludes many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students.
Mumps Immunizations Required For Returning Cleburne StudentsParents in Cleburne are being told their children must be immunized for mumps before they can return to school.
Classes Moved After Arson Fire At FWISD High SchoolAll of the students at Fort Worth's North Side High School will be on campus today, but some will be in different classrooms after an overnight fires damaged areas in and outside of the school.
Feds To Tour Texas Over Special Education BarriersThe U.S. Department of Education plans to send officials to tour Texas next month and take public comment on the state reportedly capping student enrollment in special education.
Art Students Creating Mural In Fort Worth NeighborhoodA school service project is bringing new life to a historic Fort Worth neighborhood on Wednesday. Students from Dunbar High School are leaving their legacy with a painted mural, adding some bright color to the area with each stroke.
DISD Making Changes To Truancy PoliciesThe Dallas ISD has announced plans to reform truancy policies, in hopes of holding students accountable without sending them to criminal court. Judge Clay Jenkins called the recommendations "more compassionate to students."
Education Secretary King Calls For End To Paddling StudentsEducation Secretary John King is urging governors and school leaders in states that allow student paddling to end a practice he says would be considered "criminal assault or battery" against an adult.
School Does Anything For Kids To Succeed, Even LaundryWhatever it takes. It’s the attitude at Dallas’ Roger Mills elementary that’s ushering in a new era of success. And soon, ‘whatever it takes’ will include laundry.

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