Houston ISD would be the first in Texas, at least among the largest districts, to pass a clear policy about opt-outs. The move wouldn’t be an endorsement of t...Read More
Can alcohol factor in discussions about college sexual assault in a way that’s not distracting?
If we continually describe rape as a crime tied inextricably to drinking — rather than to a whole host of other social and cultural factors, not least the nar...Read More
New report shows disparities in school discipline are more pronounced for kids in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.
A vote by Houston ISD school board this month could make Texas’ largest school district the first with a ban on suspending young students. The proposal in Hou...Read More
Religion, and specifically whether God should have more of a place in public schools, has been a signature issue in Natalie Blasingame’s campaign. She says sh...Read More
The Texas graduation rate is at an all-time high of 88 percent, and state officials are happy to take credit for their good work. But some policy-watchers doubt...Read More
The myth of America’s “Christian origins,” which developed in the 19th century, could well be what students learn from the new history textbooks going int...Read More
A University of Houston doctoral student and former English teacher has sparked a national conversation about how public schools teach geography, history and ra...Read More