Bill Could Turn Back Page, Return Power To Texas Board Of EdThe Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the Legislature.
Bahorich Reappointed Texas Board Of Education ChairwomanPraising her "exemplary leadership," Gov. Greg Abbott has reappointed Houston Republican Donna Bahorich chairwoman of Texas' sometimes controversial Board of Education.
Texas Board May Vote To Let Academics Check School TextbooksTexas may vote this week on having outside experts check textbooks used in its public school classrooms for factual errors.
Texas BOE Ducks Mexican-American Studies VoteThe Texas Board of Education has bypassed voting on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-Americans studies course as a high school elective.
Board Of Ed Yet To Tackle Textbooks, Algebra II The Board of Education is in for a long night, with key votes on science books and algebra II still to come.
DISD Superintendent Lacks State Superintendent CertificationDallas Schools Superintendent Mike Miles continues to face criticism over the principal evaluation process that could remove campus administrators from their jobs.
Plano ISD Considering Boosting Security At SchoolsSafety and security of students and teachers are top of mind in the aftermath of the shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.
Granbury High School Parents Express Concerns To School BoardParents of Granbury High School students pushed for a higher level of security at a school board meeting Monday night, after rumors of a threat of a shooting caused fear among students.
New DISD Super Miles Has Homework For Top BrassNew Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is giving himself and his top administrators a major assignment to improve the quality of education and how the district works.
Allen ISD Parents Raise Concern Over Bus BarnMore than 100 buses pick up and drop off students in the Allen Independent School District. Servicing and fueling those buses can be a monumental task, because not all of them end up in the same facility.
Denton ISD Won't Conduct Nationwide Search For SuperintendentThe president of the Denton ISD school board is explaining the lack of a nationwide search for a new superintendent.
New DISD Chief's Contract Has Lots Of Incentives Based On ProgressNewly hired Dallas School District Superintendent Mike Miles signed a contract that will pay him $300,000 yearly for the next three years. And also inside that contract are incentive offers that provide up to $250,000 more in yearly payments.
Miles Officially New DISD SuperintendentThe Dallas Independent School District has officially hired educator Mike Miles to head the state's second largest district.
DISD Board Voting On Miles ThursdayDallas ISD Superintendent finalist Mike Miles will face a final board vote Thursday evening. With board approval, Miles will become the new Superintendent of Schools for the second largest school system in Texas. His salary, however, may top all other Texas school leaders’ compensation.
Lawmakers Consider Size Of Texas Board Of EducationTexas lawmakers have expressed skepticism on whether 15 elected members on the State Board of Education are enough for a state the size of Texas.