Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Talks House & Senate Negotiations On School Finance, Teacher Pensions Plus 'Save The Chick-Fil-A Bill'During an interview with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton Thursday at the Capitol, CBS 11 asked him if there's any scenario for a special session.
Texas Legislators Set To Debate School Finance And Property Tax ReformIf a school finance reform plan stays intact some North Texas school districts will be able to spend more money on students in the classroom.
Governor Abbott Expresses Support For Expanding Border Fencing, Concern About Caravan Near TexasGov. Abbott addressed a variety of topics important to Texans during a wide-ranging interview Wednesday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Talks Border Security, School Funding, Teacher Pay RaisesLt. Gov.Patrick made his comments during a one-on-one interview with CBS 11 at his office in the Texas Capitol Wednesday afternoon.
Study: Teachers' Professional Pay Gap At A Record HighThanks to years of eroding pay for teachers, educators now earn 11.1 percent less than comparable professionals.
Court's Ruling Hits Teachers Unions, But How Hard Is UnclearTeachers unions are hoping that recent grass-roots protests over pay and working conditions will blunt the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees.
Thousands Of North Carolina Teachers Set To Rally Over PayThousands of teachers are set to hit the streets of North Carolina's capital on Wednesday, determined to force a political showdown over wages and funding priorities for public school classrooms.
Fort Worth ISD Trying To Hire Teachers From OklahomaFort Worth ISD believes it can convince teachers in Oklahoma to come here. Teachers in that state took part in a nine-day strike over funding.
Frisco ISD Approves Tax Hike To Pay Teachers; Now Up To VotersThe school board wants to raise property taxes by 13 cents for every $100 of property value.
Superintendent-Less DISD Board Wants Billions In ImprovementsDISD school board trustees approved a new budget late Thursday night. The package includes a pay raise for teachers and other district staff, but there's a lot of number crunching yet to be done.
DISD Teachers To Be Paid Based On PerformanceDISD Board of Education has cleared the way for a teacher performance evaluation plan.