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.
'She Deserved More... It's Not Fair': Siblings Grieve For Texas HS Senior Aramis Mora Killed When Car Slammed Into House"She was hardworking. She was really, really smart. She was in the honor society," said her brother, Gustavo Mora.
Car Crashes Into Home, Kills Greenville HS Senior Aramis Mora As She Took Virtual ClassesLike thousands of students across North Texas, high school senior Aramis Mora was virtual learning, sadly she was inside on December 14 when a car lost control and slammed into her family’s home. The teenager was killed.
Texas Schools Won't Receive A-F Ratings During 2020-21 School Year Due To COVID-19 DisruptionsThe STAAR test will still be administered this school year "in order to provide critically important information about individual student learning..."
Schools Confront 'Off The Rails' Number Of Failing GradesSchool districts from coast to coast have reported the number of students failing classes has risen by as many as two or three times.
Despite COVID-19 Pandemic, Texas Border Pop-Up School For Young Asylum Seekers ThrivesThe goal was to open an impromptu school where Central American children living in a camp of asylum seekers would be taught reading, writing, math and art... it's now turned into so much more.
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.
Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Working To Help Young Learners Bridge Educational GapThe Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is operating with limited hours because of COVID-19, but that isn't slowing them down from inspiring young minds through a new program called 'Little Scholars'.
HEB ISD Moves Junior High To Online Learning For 2 Weeks After 40% Of In-Person Students QuarantinedHarwood Junior High is moving to online learning for two weeks after a higher than usual number of positive test results for COVID-19.
Dallas ISD Students Struggling During Pandemic; District Calls Reading And Math Test Results 'Atrocious'In virtually every grade, the measure of academic progress has dropped and the school district says online learning and high absenteeism is hurting student achievement.
North Texas School District Shuts Down Buses After Transportation Workers Test Positive For CoronavirusAssistant Superintendent Dr. Felicia Donaldson said in a letter to EISD parents, school bus routes will not resume until Monday, November 9.