Texas Education Agency
Some 1,119 school districts across Texas will delay for a year a requirement that the results of the STAAR test count toward ninth graders’ final grades.
When Scott steps down this summer from the agency that oversees the public education of Texas’ nearly 5 million students, he will be the longest serving education commissioner of the past two decades.
Duncanville school officials are standing by the integrity of their standardized test scores in spite of being criticized in an Atlanta newspaper for results that appear “suspicious.”
There have been several allegations of cheating on standardized tests at Dallas ISD schools during the past few years.
Federal and state agencies are investigating the Dallas Independent School District’s decision to use Title 1 funds to send 5,000 boys to see the film Red Tails in February.
State Board of Education members have pressed the Texas education commissioner about whether high-stakes standardized testing is warping classroom teaching.
An academically struggling Texas school district has decided to cancel student sports and use the money for improving education.
Forty-three Dallas ISD and 29 Fort Worth ISD schools rank among the state’s worst performing, according to a list issued Monday by the Texas Education Agency.
A North Texas educator has been tabbed as the state’s best teacher.
A coalition of more than 150 school districts has sued the state of Texas over a school funding system they say is unfair, inefficient and unconstitutional.
Many North Texas districts have faced down budget shortfalls, but one North Texas teacher wants to know why his district employed family members of high-ranking officials, despite asking people to retire early.
School districts in North Texas and across the state are bracing for an unusually long list of poorly performing schools, when the district accountability ratings come out in two days.