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.
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.