At least one student has tested positive for norovirus at Richardson High School, where hundreds of students have called in sick over the past two weeks.
The Texas Board of Education approved tighter rules dictating who can serve on panels that review textbooks, a move that could soften ideological fights over what students learn.
The Texas Board of Education has approved a new high school curriculum that drops Algebra II as a graduation requirement for most high school students.
Texas will develop two new math courses high school students can take in lieu of algebra II as it implements a major overhaul in academic curriculum.
Armed staff members will soon be walking the halls of schools in one North Texas school district. The Argyle ISD school board has approved a plan to allow certain teachers and other staff member to carry concealed firearms.
There are new problems for the Prime Prep Academy in Dallas. The school’s interim superintendent said that dozens of laptop computers have been stolen.
A lack of funding at one North Texas college meant possibly shuttering the doors, but a group of students were able to raise enough money to keep their school open.
Kaylan Brumfield of Arlington Heights High School in the Fort Worth ISD was named December’s Wingstop Scholar Athlete of the Month.
Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.
Texas education authorities said the number of schools falling short of minimum standards and placed on the Public Education Grant list doubled from 2012 because of newer, higher standards.
You aren’t going to find any quiet classrooms filled with studying students at a new school in Flower Mound. Instead, this campus encourages kids to get loud and rock out.
Local health officials are concerned about the spread of the flu as students return to class.