Texas State Legislature
A state expert denied Monday that Texas made its latest standardized test too difficult, saying such exams have always gotten harder but that students still tend to improve their scores over time.
An Arlington State Senator is taking heat after asking a man testifying on immigration “Why aren’t you speaking in English, then?”
Texas Democrats never had much hope in this Legislature, where Republicans have a huge majority and an unshakeable drive to slash spending without raising taxes or dipping into the state’s giant savings account.
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.
A lot of North Texas school districts fighting budget shortfalls are enthusiastically getting on board with a plan to sell ads on the side of buses.
Republican House members on Thursday were pushing legislation they say will give relief to Texas schools buckling under a strapped state budget over protests from the very people they say the bill will protect.
A state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would allow football coach Mike Leach to sue Texas Tech for wrongful dismissal.
The Texas State Senate has approved a bill that would extend some teacher contract deadlines.
The 82nd Texas State Legislature is underway, and both sides of the aisles are hard at work on the budget, the continued immigration debate, and banning a fake drug that acts like the real one.
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