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DISD's Morath Sworn In As Texas Education CommissionerFormer Dallas school board member Mike Morath has taken over as head of the Texas Education Agency.
Texas Education Commissioner Appointee Opens Up"My job is to deliver outcome improvements," says Mike Morath.
Texas Politicians To Discuss Rise In Inappropriate Teacher, Student RelationshipsThe recent rise in the number of inappropriate student-teacher relationships in Texas has caught the eye of lawmakers.
Texas Agency: 4 Districts Violated Law On Disabled StudentsFour Texas school districts violated federal law by not properly evaluating students with disabilities before sending them to court for missing school, a state agency's investigation has found.
Texas Education Commissioner Williams To Resign After Year's EndThe top education official in Texas plans to step down after the end of the year to spend more time with his spouse about 200 miles away.
FWISD Aims To Improve Elementary School RatingsThe test scores at many campuses in the Fort Worth Independent School District have improved over last year, but there is still progress to be made.
Controversy In Birdville ISD Over Rebel Mascot Catches TEA AttentionThe TEA responded to a complaint by local activist Reverend Kyev Tatum of allegation involving discrimination and hostility.
Prime Prep Academy Students Get TEA HelpState education officials will help find new schools for the students of a now-closed North Texas academy that was co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders.
STAAR Results Show Graduation OutlookTest 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.
Woman Sips Toxic Tea At Dickey's Barbeque & Survives"It was a fire that was just, it was just all-consuming in my mouth," Jan Harding, 67, told reporters Friday afternoon.
TEA Ratings Show 24 FWISD Schools Don't Make The GradeLast year the Fort Worth Independent School District had 28 schools on the "needs improvement" list. This year there are only 24.
90 Percent Of School Districts Met Texas' Standard 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.

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