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
Injunction would allow three professors to keep guns out of classes temporarily.
A U.S. district court in Austin delayed a decision on an injunction that would allow three professors to temporarily ban guns in their classrooms. ...Read More
Depending on whose measure you’re using, Texas is somewhere between 38th and 49th in the nation when it comes to per-student funding. Instead of wallowing in ...Read More
In 2017, the new law could put high schoolers in classes with armed students.
With tens of thousands of high school students attending classes at Texas community and junior colleges through partnership programs, some legislators and educa...Read More