Nearly 94 Percent Of Texas School Districts Meet Academic StandardNearly 94 percent of districts and around 88 percent of public schools in Texas have met minimum education standards in the final year before shifting to an A-F letter grade accountability system.
DISD Touting Academic Gains At Troubled CampusesAccording to DISD, six of seven campuses labeled ‘Improvement Required’ are expected to come off the low performing list.
Historians: Proposed Mexican American History Text Is Riddled With ErrorsSaying it is riddled with errors, a chorus of Texas and and Mexican educators and historians have united to demand that a so-called history book for Texas high school students be rejected.
Mexican-American Textbook In Texas Slammed As RacistA textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study.
Parents Charged For Teen's TruancyThe Abernathys say they've tried punishment, counseling, even calling police.
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.
Texas School District Makes Switch To 4-Day School WeekThe weekend will start a day early for children in a Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week.
DISD's Morath Sworn In As Texas Education CommissionerFormer Dallas school board member Mike Morath has taken over as head of the Texas Education Agency.
Governor Abbott Appoints DISD's Morath As Texas Education CommissionerHe will oversee the Texas Education Agency and the state’s 1,200 school districts and charter schools.
Texas Politicians To Discuss Rise In Inappropriate Teacher, Student RelationshipsThe recent rise in the number of inappropriate student-teacher relationships in Texas has caught the eye of lawmakers.
Texas Agency: 4 Districts Violated Law On Disabled StudentsFour Texas school districts violated federal law by not properly evaluating students with disabilities before sending them to court for missing school, a state agency's investigation has found.
Texas Education Commissioner Williams To Resign After Year's EndThe top education official in Texas plans to step down after the end of the year to spend more time with his spouse about 200 miles away.