Texas To Resume STAAR Testing Next School YearTexas public school districts haven't finalized their plans for a return to the classroom, but they know the state will resume its high-stakes standardized testing.
Some North Texas Lawmakers Look To End STAAR Testing Next School YearThe federal government would have to approve a request by Texas to waive STAAR testing for the 2021 school year.
No A's Or Fs, Texas Education Agency Will Forgo 2020 School Accountability RatingsEach year the TEA releases grades for each independent school district, campus, and open-enrollment charter school -- but because of the COVID-19 outbreak this won't happen in 2020.
Multiple North Texas School Districts To Pay Employees During Coronavirus-Related ClosuresMultiple North Texas school districts say they will pay employees while schools are closed indefinitely due to coronavirus.
Fort Worth ISD Extends Spring Break For At Least 2 Weeks: 'This Will Not Be Easy'Fort Worth ISD has joined the growing list of North Texas school districts to extend Spring Break amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
At Least 15 North Texas School Districts Extend Spring Break In Effort To Prevent CoronavirusThe idea is to allow the districts more time to assess the situation as students, teachers and staff return from their vacations.
North Texans Go Ahead With Spring Break Plans Amid Coronavirus ConcernsAt DFW Airport, families are heading to their Spring Break vacations -- but not without their concerns.
Most North Texas School Districts Fail To Apply For Federal Money To Improve SafetyTwo years after the passage of the STOP School Violence Act, only four North Texas districts have received any of the money.
Winter Weather Has Some North Texas ISDs Canceling Classes Or Starting LateWednesday’s winter weather isn’t expected to seriously impact the Metroplex, so classes in most of the larger ISDs will have normal hours today.
TEA Hands Out 2019 Grades To Texas School Districts, CampusesAs children start heading back to school, the Texas Education Agency is handing out report cards of their own to school districts and campuses across the state.
North Texas Schools Spending Millions On Security Despite Little Evidence On What WorksThe CBS11 I-Team asked 66 public school districts in the DFW area if they've purchased security equipment in the past year. Fifty-nine districts said "yes."
Texas Schools To Receive Letter Grades On PerformanceThe state plans to roll out the new accountability system on Wednesday, August 15.
Texas Accuses More Schools Of 'Unlawful Electioneering'Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has ordered two more school districts to stop "unlawful electioneering activities," accusing them of using state funds to endorse a political candidate.
Voters Put The Brakes On Dallas County SchoolsNow, eight Dallas area school districts must figure out what to do without the bus agency known as Dallas County Schools.
Gov. Abbott Breathes New Life Into Texas Bathroom BillGovernor Greg Abbott promised to cooperate with state lawmakers to "get a bill to my desk that I will sign into law."