Test results show that nearly 10 percent of all Texas high school seniors are not on track to graduate this year, the Texas Education Agency reported on Thursday.
“It was a fire that was just, it was just all-consuming in my mouth,” Jan Harding, 67, told reporters Friday afternoon.
Last year the Fort Worth Independent School District had 28 schools on the “needs improvement” list. This year there are only 24.
The Texas Education Agency says 90 percent of districts and 85 percent of schools statewide meet the state’s minimum education standards, and many earned distinctions.
Facing closure by the state, the Prime Prep Academy board plans to meet Monday to discuss its troubles.
Fort Worth Independent School District has received nearly $40 million more in state funding than it was entitled to and has self reported the error to the Texas Education Agency.
Dallas Cowboys great Deion Sanders is fighting back to try to keep his Prime Prep Academy charter school open after accusations of financial mishandling.
Prime Prep Academy board members have postponed tonight’s meeting to discuss the future of the school, founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders.
Another public information forum on Home Rule will be held in Dallas tonight. This one features a former state board of education member and a representative from the TEA.
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Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Many parents are frustrated by the state-mandated STAAR test, and at least one mother in Irving is removing her child from classes to keep her daughter from taking the exam.