Hearing seeks solutions for courts’ weak safeguards for vulnerable Texans.
Lawmakers were stunned by reports that county courts pay little attention to guardianship cases, leaving vulnerable Texans open to abuse and theft. Read More
Critics of young student suspension policies say the practice disproportionately harms students of color, funneling them into the school-to-prison pipeline. Read More
State Board of Education members suggest the book is a long shot for use, demand greater oversight of textbook adoption.
Hundreds rallied to protest a Mexican-American history textbook full of errors and offensive passages, and State Board of Education members suggested the book isn't likely to win approval. Read More
In this edition of wild news from far-flung Texas, police stage a five-hour standoff with an empty house, a man's "Kevin" tattoo gives his identity away, and a horse walks into a Taco Bell. Read More
A small new division in Houston ISD hopes to redesign discipline in Texas' largest school district. Its first job: ending suspensions for young students. Read More
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