Records Reveal Luxury Hotels, Vegas Uber Rides For Former, Current DeSoto ISD AdministratorsRecords show in many cases, administrators were approving their own expenses, as indicated by $1,000 spent on seven custom bobblehead dolls for school board appreciation night.
High School Teacher's Assistant In Dallas Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentMarkel Hall, 34, worked with the band at the high school and a Dallas ISD spokeswoman said the district placed him on administrative leave.
Court Upholds $33M Penalty On Texas For Underfunding Special EducationThe 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals ruled Wednesday in favor of the feds’ decision to withhold $33 million from Texas for future special education funding.
Anger Over Ed Dept Mulling Federal Money For Guns In SchoolsThe Education Department said Thursday that it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools.
Texas Schools To Receive Letter Grades On PerformanceThe state plans to roll out the new accountability system on Wednesday, August 15.
TEA Releases Letter Outlining Ways Educators Can Make Schools SaferSince the Santa Fe high school shooting, state leaders have been working on ways to improve school security.
3-Year-Olds Taking Tests In Mesquite Pre-K Program“They are learning a lot. My daughter Alexa is learning all the letters, numbers. She’s starting to write sentences,” parent Icela Gudino said.
DISD Board To Vote On 4 School ClosuresCarr Elementary, Edison Middle, Ray Elementary and Titche Elementary all carry four consecutive year distinctions of poor performance based on state standards.
Federal Officials Say Texas Illegally Denied Thousands Special Education ServicesThe U.S. Department of Education’s letter comes after a 15-month review into the dramatic decline in special education enrollment in Texas in the past decade.
Texas Fires Special Education Director Over Past AllegationsLaurie Kash had been accused in a lawsuit of trying to hush up the sexual abuse of a student at a small Oregon school district where she'd worked previously.
Texas Board Again Rejects Mexican-American Studies TextbookThe Texas Board of Education for the second year has rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook, with members arguing this time the book wasn't expansive enough.