Gov. Greg Abbott Calls For TEA Investigation, Wants Wylie ISD Teacher Fired Over Assignment Comparing Police To KKKGovernor Greg Abbott is asking the Texas Education Agency to investigate and take action against a Wylie ISD junior high teacher who assigned a controversial lesson to students.
Political Cartoon Comparing Police To Slave Owners And KKK Removed From Wylie ISD School AssignmentThe assignment involved political cartoons that compared law enforcement to slave owners and the KKK, showing different images of men with their knee on the neck of a black man.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas ISD Mulls Over Pass/Fail System For Final GradesAt Thursday's Dallas ISD school board meeting it was discussed how final grades will be given.
Prairie View A&M University Receives $1M For Faculty DevelopmentPrairie View says the funds will help it to identify better ways to recruit and retain faculty and create a center to track scholarly output.
Curtain Officially Opens For Ovation Academy In McKinneyA new performing arts academy for 6th to 12th grade students is now officially open in downtown McKinney.
Texas Advisory Group Reverses Alamo Curriculum Change That Would Have Removed 'Heroic Defenders'Many residents and lawmakers expressed concerns, saying the changes watered down Texas history.
Big Move For Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering ClassroomsSesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.
Experts Say Ideology Tops Facts In Texas History CurriculumTexas is again beginning to revise what its 5.3 million students are taught, but a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards, and ways to fix them.
North Texas Middle School Building Compassion Into CurriculumIt is not exactly sugar plums and presents, and school leaders say that is the assignment's intent: urging the students to think about the causes and consequences of homelessness.
Texas Board Again Rejects Mexican-American Studies TextbookThe Texas Board of Education for the second year has rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook, with members arguing this time the book wasn't expansive enough.
Curriculum In North Texas Schools Could Pave Way To High-Tech JobsIn this day and age so many jobs are based on what's called STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and the Labor Department says there's a huge need to fill millions of these positions in the next five years and beyond.
Texas Again Voting On Science Lessons Challenging Evolution The Texas Board of Education is voting again this week on revised science curriculums requiring students to "evaluate scientific explanations" on the "complexity" of human cells and on the origin of DNA.
Report: Most Texas School Districts Have Scant Sex EducationA new study finds that more than four-fifths of Texas school districts teach no sex education or offer curriculums focusing solely on abstinence.
Texas Votes To Change Science Lessons Challenging EvolutionThe Republican-controlled board on Wednesday modified language that had asked biology students to consider "all sides" of scientific theory.
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.