Texas Education Agency Moving Forward With STAAR Testing This Spring, With ExceptionsWith students back in school after winter break, much attention turns to standardized tests, like the STAAR exam, which typically take place at the end of the school year.
'They Are Going To Be The Next Voters': Dallas ISD Teachers Encouraged Students To Watch Inauguration“As a professor, I like to steer them into acknowledging what’s happening,” said Manuel Benzvi who teaches at Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet School.
Cedar Hill ISD Opening Teacher Supply Warehouse, Offering Free School Supplies & PPETeachers and staff in the Cedar Hill Independent School District will soon have a new resource for classroom supplies and personal protection equipment.
Tarrant County Wants Teachers Among First To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“Keeping educators healthy keeps our kids in school and our economy going,” the letter to Gov. Greg Abbott reads in part.
Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner Asks Gov. Abbott To Make Teachers Among First To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“Our campus-based educators are on the front lines every day,” Dr. Scribner wrote in a letter to Gov. Abbott.
North Texas School Districts Make Hard In-Person Education Decisions As COVID-19 Cases SurgeThere are hard decisions being made in Texas and across the nation as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike to record levels, bus drivers and teachers quarantine, students get sick and the holidays loom.
Duncanville ISD Gifts Workers $2K For Their 'Dedication During The Pandemic'Duncanville ISD wants its workers to know they're appreciated, and is sending each one a check for $2,000 so they know.
More Than 200 Texas School Districts To Offer Rapid Coronavirus Testing For Students, TeachersThe pilot program uses the Abbott rapid antigen test, with results in about 15 minutes.
Many Texas Teachers Earning $5K More This School YearThe pay raises are part of a $1.1 billion annual investment in additional compensation that started last year for Texas teachers, counselors, librarians and school nurses.
'Life And Death Are At Stake Here': Dallas ISD Teachers Union Calling For Return To 100% Virtual Learning“Social distancing is a joke on many of our campuses,” said Rena Honea, President of Alliance AFT, the DISD teachers’ union.
5,000 Donated Masks Headed To South Dallas Students, Teachers And Community: 'Masking Up Is Critical'"These masks are much appreciated and will help students and educators who are most in need during this incredibly difficult school year," Dallas ISD trustee Pastor Maxie Johnson said.
Dallas Teachers On Mission To Get New Shoes On Needy Students' FeetA small fundraiser started by a pair of Dallas educators with a passion for sneakers has grown into a nonprofit now preparing to provide hundreds of Dallas area students with new shoes.
9 Weeks In, Anna ISD Drops Online Learning, Face-To-Face Instruction Returns Nov. 3After offering nine weeks of online learning, the Anna ISD Board of Trustees approved the administrative recommendation to suspend at-home learning.
'The Fear Is Worse Than This Pandemic': Highland Park Parents Upset With Schools' Handling Of COVID-19"Our children are sitting behind fogged-out Plexiglass. There are literally blinders on the sides," said Highland Park mom Amanda Nobles.
Prosper ISD Closes Elementary School Campus After Coronavirus OutbreakAdministrators with the Prosper Independent School District have confirmed they have closed an elementary school campus because of a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.