Teacher Cuts

Teachers talk in an empty school hallway as a pupil leaves a classroom. (credit: Boryana Katsarova/AFP/Getty Images)

Budgets Cuts & Bigger Classes Taking Toll On Texas Teachers

As lawmakers worked to fix the state budget shortfall, one thing they decided was school districts should have flexibility in class sizes. The result – it’s only the third week of school and already some teachers are worn out.

09/20/2011

Students in pre-kindergartner class enjoy reading a book. (credit: Wendy Carlson/Getty Images)

GOP Claims State Bill Would Help Texas Schools Cut Budgets

Republican House members on Thursday were pushing legislation they say will give relief to Texas schools buckling under a strapped state budget over protests from the very people they say the bill will protect.

CBSDFW.COM–04/21/2011

DISD

New DISD Budget Overview Eliminates All Teacher Layoffs

The Dallas School Board has yet to move toward official teacher layoffs. And now comes a new budget overview that eliminates all layoffs for teachers.

CBSDFW.COM–04/14/2011

A teacher assists a student in her third-grade class. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

More FWISD Cuts Could Follow School Board Meeting

The budget-cutting axe may fall Tuesday night in Fort Worth. Hundreds of Fort Worth Independent School District teachers could lose their jobs following an evening school board meeting.

KRLD–04/12/2011

A teacher joins a protest against possible cuts in education funding. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dallas Teachers At Austin Educaton Cuts Protest

Thousands of teachers are protesting at the state Capitol against proposed cuts to public education and that group includes a caravan of DISD teachers, administrators and community leaders.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2011

A teacher takes questions from his class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

DISD Teachers Will Take Less Of A Hit

The Dallas School District will still have to layoff teachers and other employees, but a new assessment of state funding offers a a lighter impact on teacher job losses.

03/10/2011