After a long stand-off between the House and Senate, a last-minute compromise may save the prospects of truancy reform, which has gained broad bipartisan support.
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Update: House Bill 4 got final approval in the House on Thursday, 128-17-2, and is headed to the Senate. Original: Debate over funding for […]
Two years after scaling back high school testing, Texas lawmakers are considering more cuts to elementary tests, and studying whether the tests are worthwhile.
Texas legislators of all political stripes have agreed on at least one thing during the 84th legislative session: the need to expand the state’s […]
House leadership unveiled a response to one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency items for the session, a $100 million plan to reward quality pre-K programs. But early education advocates say it doesn’t go far enough.
“When someone says ‘I’m not for vouchers, I’m not for tax credit,'” Patrick said. “It’s not about the students, it’s about protecting superintendents, it’s about protecting teachers and the adults.”