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.
Mansfield ISD Parents Scramble After School DecisionMassive storms forced the Mansfield ISD to cancel classes on Wednesday. Students did have school on Thursday, but some parents were not made aware of that plan until just hours before the bell rang.
Changes Made After STAAR Test Problems Last YearStudents across North Texas are taking the STAAR test on Tuesday. It has been one year since problems plagued the standardized test, and nearly $20 million worth of changes were made.
Tips To Help Students Manage STAAR Test StressStudents in schools across Texas will be taking the STAAR test on Tuesday, and this can come with a lot of stress and anxiety. Those are two emotions that you do not want kids to feel on an important testing day.
Most Little Elm ISD School Buses Damaged By HailSchool buses in Little Elm are running on a delay Monday morning after a hail storm on Sunday night left more than half of the fleet out of commission. Dozens of vehicles were damaged by large hail.
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.