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.
Texans Rally Against Proposed Mexican-American SchoolbookA ‘Reject The Text’ rally is being held in Austin this morning where dozens of groups are joining together to call for the state to reject a new schoolbook.
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.