Bill Could Turn Back Page, Return Power To Texas Board Of Education The often-combative 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 state 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.
A Major Overhaul Of No Child Left Behind Is In The WorksA major overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act is in the works. This week the House passed the new Every Student Succeeds Act; and the Senate is expected to vote on the act next week.
Texas Needs Extra Year For New Teacher EvaluationsTexas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that's required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind.