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Plan Rating Schools With Letter Grades Headed To Full Senate

A plan to rate public schools statewide by letter grades A through F is headed to the full Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved the much-watched bill Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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North Texas School Security Being Evaluated

North Texas parents and students may see more police officers near school campuses following last Friday’s mass shooting inside an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

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11 School Districts Spend $140M On Discipline

A survey of 11 public school districts who teach a quarter of Texas children found that officials spend $227 million a year on disciplinary programs and school security.

10/29/2012

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Summer School Attendance Up With Introduction Of New Exams

The amount of Texas students currently attending summer school has increased because of the growing number of ninth graders who have to retake state assessment exams.

06/18/2012