Tag Archives: public schools
From East Texas to the Rio Grande Valley, universities are helping struggling schools train staff, start enrichment programs and expand space for district activities.
On June 20, a few weeks after Commerce ISD released students for the summer, about 10 fifth-grade students gather in teacher Cari Aaron’s classroom, playing m...Read More
The state of Texas provides no specific funding for the estimated 113,000 homeless students who attend public schools here.
Gage Kemp was 16 when he and his father were evicted from their home in Allen, a suburb of Dallas, and had to move into a motel. Kemp’s father, who struggled ...Read More
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 school security guard at Donna ISD has been arrested after video surfaced that appears to show him slamming a girl to the ground during a fight between studen...Read More
Struggling Marlin ISD says it’s ready to become ‘ground zero’ for standardized test reform.
Struggling Marlin ISD says it’s ready to become ‘ground zero’ for standardized test reform. ...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