Tag Archives: Education
Nirenberg doesn’t identify with a specific political party, but thinks future-focused candidates are in a prime position to take back the state.
Ron Nirenberg assumed office in June after defeating former Mayor Ivy Taylor with 54 percent of the vote in a runoff election. Like Taylor, Nirenberg’s job pe...Read More
Patrick seemed to suggest that spending money on ESL and special needs students is a waste and should be spent on teacher pay.
For once, Dan Patrick didn’t mention bathrooms at a press conference. Instead, the lieutenant governor stepped into the spotlight ahead of next week’s speci...Read More
Texas lawmakers just gave the State Board of Education more power over textbook content. What could possibly go wrong?
In past legislative sessions, a bill this momentous would have been major news. But in the “worst Legislature ever,” it received almost no press coverage at...Read More
Feeding Texas is now collecting donations to help pay off school lunch debts and encourage schools to adopt more generous meal policies.
Feeding Texas is now collecting donations to help pay off school lunch debts and encourage schools to adopt more generous meal policies....Read More
“I personally believe that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who harm our children,” said Representative Helen Giddings.
On a Wednesday morning in February 2016, Kelvin Holt, an Army veteran and then-substitute teacher, led a group of about 20 pre-kindergarten students into a Cent...Read More
Representative Valoree Swanson claimed climate researchers “have faked the results” on temperature data while making a case for her bill.
Representative Valoree Swanson, R-Spring, is making a case for why her bill protecting the “academic freedom” of public school teachers wouldn’t amount to...Read More
'Unless we reverse the trends that we’re seeing now, we will be a poorer, less-educated state,' the former state demographer says.
“Unless we reverse the trends that we’re seeing now, we will be a poorer, less-educated state,” the former state demographer says....Read More
Time after time, Patrick has hyped vouchers as the catch-all solution to the lack of access to quality special education....Read More