Articles tagged: Texas Education Agency
As schools reopen, some families face potentially life-threatening options.
Before COVID-19, Jeanette Mathews was a single mother who relied on her son’s school schedule to help balance two jobs. In the mornings, the Mississippi trans...Read More
Suicide is quiet crisis in Texas, especially in rural communities. As the dust settles on the 86th Legislature, advocates say most initiatives to curb suicide deaths failed.
This year, the Texas Legislature had a chance to address suicide, an urgent public health problem that claimed the lives of 3,800 Texans in 2017. The crisis is ...Read More
Report confirms that the latest STAAR test took longer to complete than required by state law.
A report confirms what parents suspected: That the latest STAAR test took longer to complete than required by state law. Now, their court battle goes on....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
Textbook is first from former State Board of Education member’s publishing house.
SBOE alum Cynthia Dunbar, who once called public ed “tyrannical,” has a new Mexican-American studies textbook — light on the "Mexican-American" part....Read More
Thanks to an impending TEA district takeover, the state was in a position to end its legal troubles with Progreso ISD simply by replacing the school district’...Read More
LGBT advocates say the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to the Code of Ethics and local anti-harassment policies is a step in the right direct...Read More