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.
I-Team: Demand Letter Sent To TEA To Eliminate Special Education CapThe state’s largest coalition of disability rights advocates sent the Texas Education Agency (TEA) a demand letter Monday asking state officials to honor their commitment to eliminate a cap on special education enrollment.
Texas Superintendents Oppose New Grading SystemAbout 60 superintendents met to discuss the state's new grading system for school districts.
Dallas & Fort Worth ISDs Get 'D's From TEA Preliminary ReportThe Texas Education Agency released the grades they have given to each Texas public school and their respective school districts in what the agency is calling a "work in progress" report.
Final Vote Rejects Disputed Mexican-American Studies BookThe Texas Board of Education has taken a final vote and has unanimously decided to reject a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is full of errors, leaves out facts, and promotes offensive stereotypes.
TEA Says Texas High School Graduates Aren't Ready For CollegeStudents across Texas are learning that a high school diploma doesn’t always equate to college readiness.
Texas School Board Rejects Criticized Mexican-American BookThe Texas Board of Education has unanimously rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is rife with factual errors and anti-Hispanic bias.
Texas Board Issues 2nd Call For Ethnic Studies TextbooksThe Texas Board of Education has issued a second call for ethnic studies textbooks for possible statewide use after a similar 2014 request produced just one, heavily criticized book.
Texas House Speaker Adds Pressure Over Special EducationReports of Texas denying special education services in public schools now has House Speaker Joe Straus urging state officials to make immediate changes.
97 Percent Of Texas Schools Earn Successful Financial RatingState education officials say 97 percent of Texas school districts and charters have earned a successful financial rating in the latest survey period.
I-Team: Texas Schools Failing To Evaluate Thousands Of Students For Special EdSince 2004 special education enrollment in Texas schools has dropped from 11.2 percent to 8.5 percent of the student population, according to state reports.
Number Of Teacher/Student Sexual Relationships Increasing In TexasThe number of sexual relationships between teachers and students continues to rise in Texas and the Texas Education Agency is, in part, blaming social media.