Critics of young student suspension policies say the practice disproportionately harms students of color, funneling them into the school-to-prison pipeline....Read More
State Board of Education members suggest the book is a long shot for use, demand greater oversight of textbook adoption.
Hundreds rallied to protest a Mexican-American history textbook full of errors and offensive passages, and State Board of Education members suggested the book i...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
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
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
The president of Paul Quinn College on bringing a historically black institution back from the brink.
The president of Paul Quinn College discusses police violence, student debt and bringing a historically black institution back from the brink....Read More
States play victim in federal court, but LGBT advocates say trans kids are the ones truly at risk.
Ken Paxton is leading a multi-state lawsuit against federal school guidelines for trans students, but LGBT advocates say trans kids are the ones at risk....Read More
The Texas attorney general hopes to block federal guidance on accommodating trans students' use of restrooms at school.
U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor will hear Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's request for a temporary injunction against the Obama administration's guidance...Read More
Featuring America's history of racial oppression, the poem from the Statue of Liberty and a few f-bombs.
A suit over the arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, who brought a homemade clock to school, puts it all in the context of America's history of racism. (Also, f-bombs.)...Read More