Proposed legislation would allow students to graduate high school without passing all of Texas’ required high-stakes tests.
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The sorry state of Texas ed funding has left school districts scrambling for the bare necessities. Take Childress ISD, which just spent $150,000 on guns.
An amendment also passed as a placeholder for West, Texas until they better know how much recovery from the fertilizer plant explosion will cost.
Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy) is presenting a bill in committee that would require the Attorney General to file an injunction against any and all local gun control laws.
Today’s hearing on standardized test reform drew an unusually large contingent of students to the Senate Education Committee. Several were particularly glad to be there because Tuesday was a benchmark testing day at their school.
Whether they use armed teachers, hired guards or their own police, school officials said they like their systems and don’t want to shoulder any more costs.
Education reformers tout the benefits of charter schools, online learning and technology-driven instruction.
One of the least popular bits in Texas’ new testing regime is the “15 percent rule,” which requires that part of a high school […]