Texas Superintendents Oppose New Grading SystemAbout 60 superintendents met to discuss the state's new grading system for school districts.
Dallas & Fort Worth ISDs Get 'D's From TEA Preliminary ReportThe Texas Education Agency released the grades they have given to each Texas public school and their respective school districts in what the agency is calling a "work in progress" report.
Critics Pan TEA's Preliminary School RatingsPublic schools across Texas have gotten preliminary grades under an academic accountability system that is still being overhauled. But education groups have spoken out against the ratings.
Feds Listen To Claims Of Children Denied Special Education ServicesParents with special needs students gave federal officials an earful Monday night as the U.S. Department of Education investigates claims that students are being denied special education services in Texas.
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.

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