Texas State Board of Education
A special State Board of Education panel is reviewing a curriculum system used by hundreds of Texas school districts — but which some conservatives claim promotes anti-American values.
Texas’ new education commissioner says that a revised system for rating schools should look at how well they close the achievement gap for minority students.
Former Texas State Board of Education member Geraldine “Tincy” Miller has defeated Gail Spurlock for the Republican nomination for District 12.
Geraldine “Tincy” Miller is trying to reclaim her spot on the Texas State Board of Education after being ousted in the primary two years ago following 26 years on the board.
Texas’ new set of proposed K-12 math curriculum standards are drawing fire from an influential business organization and others who say they aren’t rigorous enough.
Texas lawmakers have expressed skepticism on whether 15 elected members on the State Board of Education are enough for a state the size of Texas.
A North Texas candidate for Texas’ State Board of Education has upset parents of special needs students with her thoughts on special education in the state.
Unlike the fiery debate that erupted two years ago, an expected fight over teaching evolution in Texas public schools has likely fizzled.
The Texas State Board of Education is meeting this week for the first time under its conservative new chairwoman appointed by Governor Rick Perry.
According to poll results released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Texas Lyceum group. more than one-fifth of Texans say education is the most important issue facing the state.
The budget-cutting axe may fall Tuesday night in Fort Worth. Hundreds of Fort Worth Independent School District teachers could lose their jobs following an evening school board meeting.
A new report from a conservative education think-tank rips Texas’ new standards for teaching history, marking them as among the worst in the nation.