Final Vote Rejects Disputed Mexican-American Studies BookThe Texas Board of Education has taken a final vote and has unanimously decided to reject a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is full of errors, leaves out facts, and promotes offensive stereotypes.
TEA Says Texas High School Graduates Aren't Ready For CollegeStudents across Texas are learning that a high school diploma doesn’t always equate to college readiness.
Texas School Board Rejects Criticized Mexican-American BookThe Texas Board of Education has unanimously rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is rife with factual errors and anti-Hispanic bias.
Texas Board Issues 2nd Call For Ethnic Studies TextbooksThe Texas Board of Education has issued a second call for ethnic studies textbooks for possible statewide use after a similar 2014 request produced just one, heavily criticized book.
School Improvement Up For Discussion At FWISD MeetingImproving Fort Worth ISD’s lowest performing schools is on the agenda for Tuesday’s school board meeting.
What's In A Name? For Arnold Palmer Iced Tea And LemonadeRaise a glass to celebrate the life of golf's "King" — and make it an Arnold Palmer.
Students March To New Schools In WestStudents marched to a new school complex in West on Wednesday. The Central Texas town was the site of a fertilizer plant explosion in 2013 that killed 15 people. The new complex includes West High School and West Middle School.
Mexican-American Textbook In Texas Slammed As RacistA textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study.
Texas Education Agency Defends Updated Teacher EvaluationsThe Texas Education Agency has defended an updated appraisal system for teachers that some critics say is not fair to educators.
Some Online STAAR Test Takers Face GlitchAdministrators are trying to determine whether some students taking an online version of the STAAR test lost answers in a computer glitch. Problems were reported in the Austin, Bryan and Arlington areas.
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.