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.
Keene ISD Considers Arming TeachersA North Texas school district will take a look at allowing some teachers and staff to carry guns on campus.
A Major Overhaul Of No Child Left Behind Is In The WorksA major overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act is in the works. This week the House passed the new Every Student Succeeds Act; and the Senate is expected to vote on the act next week.
Stars To Raise Education Awareness In TelecastThe four largest broadcast networks will simultaneously air a fundraising special for education next month featuring Stephen Colbert, Scarlett Johansson and other celebrities.
Students & Staff Hold Final 'Homecoming' Before School Demolition
It's Teacher Appreciation Week! #ThankATeacherSocial media and businesses offer thanks, freebies and discounts to our favorite teachers.
Texas Conservatives Back Teacher Evaluations, School Grading PlansTop conservatives clamoring for 'school choice' voucher plans in the Texas Legislature are offering other priorities that are less hot-button but still may spark bitter floor fights.
Retired Texas Teachers Could Face Higher Health Care CostsMore than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.
A Look At Educators, Students & Electronic Media PoliciesTeachers behaving badly - It's not a new problem, but new modes of communication are making inappropriate comments and relationships all too easy.
North Texas Family Killed En Route To Disney WorldLouisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana.
Rumors Of Violence Raise Concerns At Irving High SchoolRumors, security concerns and the arrest of a student at Nimitz High School in Irving -- all events that made for a very tense day for students and parents.
M.S. Academy Teams High-Performing Kids With Under-Performing OnesThe Dallas Independent School District is taking a new approach to try and turn around a struggling middle school... a campus at the center of a district-wide controversy.

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