Tag Archives: public schools
It's civil disobedience with a side of summer camp for students whose parents are protesting standardized testing by letting kids stay home on STAAR days....Read More
In May 2014, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, an Abilene school police officer used a pain submission maneuver called an “arm bar” to pick up ...Read More
School district will spend over $50,000 to check for more erroneous scores.
Lewisville could spend over $50,000 checking STAAR scores after finding some students' tests, which they must pass to graduate, were wrongly graded zero....Read More
White students say peers who painted their faces black and Snapchatted a photo with the caption "Black niggas" aren't racist, but rather wearing "shadow."...Read More
San Antonio ISD officer Joshua Kehm had completed trainings on active shooters and gangs but hadn’t yet finished school policing instruction.
Joshua Kehm, who had not yet completed school policing training, was fired after a video surfaced showing him throwing a 12-year-old girl to the ground....Read More
A new Texas Public Policy Foundation report argues lawmakers don't need to figure out how much money Texas students need — they can leave it to the market....Read More
Texas' new UIL policy, which ties trans students' gender to their birth certificates, is based on nearly ten-year-old case law that may now be outdated....Read More
Controversial UIL rule would base trans student athletes' gender on their birth certificates.
Trans student athletes will have to play according to the gender on their birth certificates, which could set schools up for Title IX discrimination suits....Read More