Tag Archives: Education
Critics say the orders aren't necessarily irrelevant just because they’re old.
The last Texas districts remaining under decades-old desegregation orders are working to get out from under them. But are the orders irrelevant just because the...Read More
‘The blood is on their freaking hands if anything happens to these kids,’ says one parent of a trans student.
"The blood is on their freaking hands if anything happens to these kids," says one parent, fighting for her trans child's right to use school restrooms. ...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
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
States play victim in federal court, but LGBT advocates say trans kids are the ones truly at risk.
Ken Paxton is leading a multi-state lawsuit against federal school guidelines for trans students, but LGBT advocates say trans kids are the ones at risk....Read More
New UIL rules forcing trans athletes to play based on birth certificates could violate Title IX.
New UIL rules force high school trans athletes to play according to birth certificates, potentially violating Title IX. UT, which oversees UIL, won't get involv...Read More
Now that he’s retired, the judge who found Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional has a few things to say.
“Goddamn! What is more important than education?” says Judge John Dietz, who found Texas' school finance system unconstitutional. The Texas Supreme Court ha...Read More
From deleted answers to missing test books, Texas’ new test vendor almost left us pining for Pearson. Almost.
From deleted answers to missing tests, Texas’ new standardized test vendor has committed a series of flubs that almost left us pining for Pearson. Almost....Read More