Report confirms that the latest STAAR test took longer to complete than required by state law.
A report confirms what parents suspected: That the latest STAAR test took longer to complete than required by state law. Now, their court battle goes on. Read More
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made a sweep through Texas on Tuesday, meeting with donors in Fort Worth and Austin. In the capital city, Trump appeared with television host Sean Hannity at the Moody Theater downtown, drawing dozens of anti-Trump … Read More
Alternative disciplinary measures aimed at reducing stigma and keeping kids in class
El Paso ISD teachers and principals train in alternative disciplinary measures in preparation for a new ban on suspending young students. Read More
The president of Paul Quinn College on bringing a historically black institution back from the brink.
The president of Paul Quinn College discusses police violence, student debt and bringing a historically black institution back from the brink. Read More
A quirk in Texas law lets House members essentially veto affordable housing projects in their districts. Austin Democrat Celia Israel is the latest to do so — but only, she says, because the location lacked public transportation. Read More
Featuring America's history of racial oppression, the poem from the Statue of Liberty and a few f-bombs.
A suit over the arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, who brought a homemade clock to school, puts it all in the context of America's history of racism. (Also, f-bombs.) Read More
In this edition of wild news from far-flung Texas, an El Paso man provides prayer on the go and a Lubbock man has a four-letter word for Hillary Clinton. Read More
Depending on whose measure you’re using, Texas is somewhere between 38th and 49th in the nation when it comes to per-student funding. Instead of wallowing in our poor luck, or paying something closer to the national average, Senate Education Chairman … Read More
A homeschool runaway's fight for identification, Ken Paxton's latest ethical missteps, and Greg Abbott's back-door abortion limits.
This week we've got the story of a homeschool runaway's fight for identification, and we'll talk about Ken Paxton's latest ethical missteps and Greg Abbott's back-door abortion limits. Read More