North Texas is proof all schools are not created equal. All over the area, budget cuts are impacting school districts in various ways. But in Mesquite, educators there say they are being hit with a double whammy.
The Texas House passed its version of the budget Sunday, slashing myriad public services in a showing that cut $23 billion from current spending levels.
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.
A 12-year-old Joshua boy is in a juvenile detention facility after allegedly poisoning one of his teachers.
Unlike the majority of school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area, the Hurst Euless Bedford ISD won’t have to lay off a single employee to cover what officials expect will be a $15 million shortfall.
In its long list of sometimes unpopular ideas for cutting the budget, Fort Worth ISD is now looking at one of the most controversial: changes to its Terminal Pay program, which planners say could eventually save tens of millions of dollars.
Clutching their numbers like winning lottery tickets, hundreds of Dallas ISD employees openly celebrated their approaching retirement Saturday.
Several state senators want to take some of the stress out of budget cuts for teachers.
Students at Texas Woman’s University in Denton say they are watching budget talks in Austin closely.
A former teacher is out of jail and out of a job as she faces charges of sexual assault of a child.
Leonard Skinner, the basketball coach and gym teacher who inspired the name of the Southern rock band [lastfm]Lynyrd Skynyrd[/lastfm], died Monday
A 35-year old teacher and coach at Mansfield High School has been arrested for online solicitation of a minor.