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State Education Agency: 84% Of Schools Met Standard

The Texas Education Agency says 92 percent of districts and nearly 85 percent of Texas schools meet the state’s minimum standards.

08/08/2013

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Concern Or Praise For STAAR Passing Rates Results?

Results from end of course standardized tests show Texas students faring best in the areas of math and science, but falling considerably short in English and on the writing exam.

CBSDFW.COM–06/11/2013

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State Funding For Public Education Is “Hopelessly Broken”

Attorneys for hundreds of Texas school districts are telling a judge that state funding for public education is “hopelessly broken.”

10/22/2012

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Texas Senators Examine Longer School Day, Year

Top education leaders in the Texas Senate are examining ways to extend school days and school years to improve classroom learning.

09/13/2012

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Texas Schools Prepare For Food Allergy Policies

When classes resume in the fall, Texas schools must have policies in place to deal with students who have food allergies.

05/22/2012

Texas State Capitol

Texas Legislators Still In An Education Funding Battle

It’s the 11th hour for school education funding in Texas. Legislators have a self-imposed 5 p.m. Friday deadline to work out differences between House and Senate funding bills.

05/27/2011

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Fort Worth Mom To Represent Texas At D.C. Education Conference

A Fort Worth mom is heading to Washington D.C. Darlene Shue was selected by ‘Parenting Magazine’ to represent Texas at the “Mom Congress on Education and Learning Conference”.

CBSDFW.COM–03/30/2011

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Dallas Lincoln High Students Rally To Support Teachers

“Save our teachers! Save our teachers!” The chant echoed off the concrete parking lot of Lincoln High School.

03/04/2011