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.
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.