TCU Professor Asked To Teach Remotely Due To Daughter's High-Risk Condition But Says He Was DeniedA TCU professor asked if he could teach remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic due to his 2-year-old daughter's high-risk health condition. But he said he was denied.
University Of Texas Will Hold In Person Classes On Austin Campus In The FallWhile some universities across the country have canceled in-person instruction for the fall semester, officials at the University of Texas say students will return to campus.
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.
Superintendent, Leaders And Students Prepare For DISD State Of The District AddressSix months into the DISD school year and the district has faced a number of challenges. The drive to push forward, better and stronger, is expected to be the focus of Friday’s State of the District address.
Baylor University Receives $100M Gift, Largest In School's HistoryBaylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history.
Less Pencil & Paper, More Creative Learning At New Mansfield ISD SchoolThe Mansfield ISD is taking school beyond the four walls of a classroom at a new campus for four-year-old’s.
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.
Higher Health Costs Hitting Retired Texas Teachers In 2018 Some retired Texas teachers face higher health insurance premiums in 2018 under a state program that has teetered on insolvency in recent years.
Million-Dollar Teachers: Cashing In By Selling Their LessonsTeachers selling their lesson plans online has become a booming business, driven by higher standards and other teachers willing to pay out of their own pockets for classroom-tested material.
Man Allegedly Mails Dead Skunks After Being Passed Over For JobA man passed over for a coaching and teaching position allegedly mailed four dead skunks and a dead raccoon to the successful applicant, court documents say.
State Fair Of Texas Curriculum Headed To ClassroomsElementary and middle school teachers in North Texas have a new educational tool this fall.
Jobs Report: Careers In EducationHeading back to school might not just be for kids. A career in education can offer the flexibility and growth that many people are seeking in a job.
Remarkable Changes At Once Struggling DISD Elementary SchoolA struggling Dallas school has found a way to make a big turnaround. Those involved say the success is the result of a collaborative effort.
M.S. Academy Teams High-Performing Kids With Under-Performing OnesThe Dallas Independent School District is taking a new approach to try and turn around a struggling middle school... a campus at the center of a district-wide controversy.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.