Bill Gates Gives $44M To Influence State Education ReformBillionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
Texas Unveils Special Education Fix After Denying ServicesTexas has unveiled a formal plan to overhaul special education statewide, after federal officials found that services were for years illegally denied to students with disabilities.
Cell Phones Steadily Gaining Acceptance Inside U.S. SchoolsCell phones are still absent from most U.S. schools, but new data shows them steadily gaining acceptance as administrators bow to the wishes of parents wanting to keep tabs on their kids.
Austin To Rename 5 Schools With Names Tied To ConfederacyFive Austin schools are searching for new names after officials voted to get rid of the current names that have ties to Confederate leaders and soldiers.
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.
More Security At North Texas Schools After Threats & Guns SeizedToday several schools across North Texas are increasing security after students on several campuses were found with guns and other youngsters arrested for making threats of violence.
Voters To Decide On Funding Of Crossing Guard ProgramDallas County voters will decide this November if they want to pay to keep school crossing guards on duty.
New Machine Built To Sanitize Schools From FluThe high number of flu deaths this winter have led some companies to take office sanitation to another level.