Delaying Decision On STAAR Test Could Cost Texas Tens Of MillionsWhile school districts are still figuring out how to operate this fall there is a debate brewing about standardized testing in the spring.
Fort Worth ISD To Appeal Ruling Fired Teacher Georgia Clark Should Be Reinstated After Controversial Tweet To President TrumpClark won her appeal to get her job back after being fired by the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education on September 17.
North Texas School Districts Criticize TEA's New Rating SystemThe TEA has released letter grades for each public school district in the state. But many North Texas districts were already criticizing the new rating system, even before the ratings were released.
I-Team: Demand Letter Sent To TEA To Eliminate Special Education CapThe state’s largest coalition of disability rights advocates sent the Texas Education Agency (TEA) a demand letter Monday asking state officials to honor their commitment to eliminate a cap on special education enrollment.
DISD's Morath Sworn In As Texas Education CommissionerFormer Dallas school board member Mike Morath has taken over as head of the Texas Education Agency.
Texas Education Commissioner Appointee Opens Up"My job is to deliver outcome improvements," says Mike Morath.
Governor Abbott Appoints DISD's Morath As Texas Education CommissionerHe will oversee the Texas Education Agency and the state’s 1,200 school districts and charter schools.
Home Rule Information Forum Tonight In DallasAnother public information forum on Home Rule will be held in Dallas tonight. This one features a former state board of education member and a representative from the TEA.
DISD May Expand Early Education ProgramsThree-year-olds going to school in Dallas? It could happen if the Dallas Independent School District expands its early education programs by reworking closed and under-utilized campuses.
Report On DISD Superintendent Due After Labor DayA closed-door session of the Dallas ISD School Board ended late Thursday without a decision on a report into allegations Superintendent Mike Miles attempted to manipulate a district contract to a provider of his choosing.
Board Member Supports Year-Round School ScheduleIf one Dallas Independent School District (DISD) board member has his way students will move to a year-round school schedule. The idea comes from new DISD board member Mike Morath.