With no edict from Governor Abbott, rural school officials must weigh the health of their students against the health of their communities.
From East Texas to the Rio Grande Valley, universities are helping struggling schools train staff, start enrichment programs and expand space for district activities.
The state of Texas provides no specific funding for the estimated 113,000 homeless students who attend public schools here.
Critics say the orders aren't necessarily irrelevant just because they’re old.
‘The blood is on their freaking hands if anything happens to these kids,’ says one parent of a trans student.
Struggling Marlin ISD says it’s ready to become ‘ground zero’ for standardized test reform.
Alternative disciplinary measures aimed at reducing stigma and keeping kids in class