Experts Say Ideology Tops Facts In Texas History CurriculumTexas is again beginning to revise what its 5.3 million students are taught, but a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards, and ways to fix them.
Higher Health Costs Hitting Retired Texas Teachers In 2018 Some retired Texas teachers face higher health insurance premiums in 2018 under a state program that has teetered on insolvency in recent years.
Million-Dollar Teachers: Cashing In By Selling Their LessonsTeachers selling their lesson plans online has become a booming business, driven by higher standards and other teachers willing to pay out of their own pockets for classroom-tested material.
Man Allegedly Mails Dead Skunks After Being Passed Over For JobA man passed over for a coaching and teaching position allegedly mailed four dead skunks and a dead raccoon to the successful applicant, court documents say.
State Fair Of Texas Curriculum Headed To ClassroomsElementary and middle school teachers in North Texas have a new educational tool this fall.
Jobs Report: Careers In EducationHeading back to school might not just be for kids. A career in education can offer the flexibility and growth that many people are seeking in a job.
Remarkable Changes At Once Struggling DISD Elementary SchoolA struggling Dallas school has found a way to make a big turnaround. Those involved say the success is the result of a collaborative effort.
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.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Number Of Failing Texas Schools Nearly Doubles Texas education authorities said the number of schools falling short of minimum standards and placed on the Public Education Grant list doubled from 2012 because of newer, higher standards.
Gun Rights Advocates Want History Book Removed From Texas SchoolThe 734-page book in question, U.S. History: Preparing for Advanced Placement Exams, is used as a supplemental instructional aid, according to a spokesperson for the Denton Independent School District.
Benefit Of Mobile Apps For Toddlers Questioned Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission.