Texas Fires Special Education Director Over Past AllegationsLaurie Kash had been accused in a lawsuit of trying to hush up the sexual abuse of a student at a small Oregon school district where she'd worked previously.
Texas Board Again Rejects Mexican-American Studies TextbookThe Texas Board of Education for the second year has rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook, with members arguing this time the book wasn't expansive enough.
95-Plus Percent Of Texas School Districts Meet StandardsMore than 95 percent of Texas school districts, and around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -- slight improvements over last year.
Lancaster ISD Teacher Resigns After Inappropriate Text ReportedThe school district said on Friday it notified Child Protective Services. In addition, this incident has been reported to the Texas Education Agency and to law enforcement officials.
Governor Abbott Signs Educator Misconduct Reform BillSB 7 won unanimous approval from the Texas Legislature with all 30 Senators co-authoring the bill by Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston).
Grand Prairie Teacher Arrested For Improper Teacher-Student RelationshipA local high school teacher is under arrest, accused of having an improper relationship with a student.
Texas Looks To Curb Improper Teacher-Student RelationshipsTexas lawmakers have given final approval to a measure cracking down on inappropriate relationships between teachers and students, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Dallas ISD STAAR Test Results Show Gains & LossesThe State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test scores are in and for the most part Dallas Independent School District (DISD) 5th and 8th grade students scored well.
TEA Hope Improvements Help Avoid Problems During STAAR TestingTexas Education Agency officials claim recent improvements should help avoid problems as STAAR testing begins this week.
TEA Eliminates Enrollment 'Cap' On Special EducationThe Texas Education Agency has eliminated what advocates say amounted to a cap placed on special education enrollment.
I-Team: Feds Visit Tarrant County Schools As Part Of Special Ed ProbeHommel Elementary School and Baxter Junior High School in Everman are two of 24 Texas schools federal officials will visit this week.
I-Team: Feds To Question Everman ISD About Special EdAs part of its probe into whether student with disabilities in Texas are receiving the special education services they need, the U.S. Department of Education will visit a dozen Texas school districts in the coming months.