Posted on · Roughly half of HBCUs have a freshman class where three-quarters of the students are from low-income backgrounds, while just 1 percent of non-HBCUs serve as high a percentage of low-income students.
Posted on · The whole scenario has prompted business groups that stayed neutral in the November election to take a position, like the Greater Houston Partnership.
Posted on · HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado said that they’re sharpening HCC's focus on the workforce and future jobs.
Posted on · Some of Baylor University's biggest donors are waging a campaign against their alma mater's board of regents. But will it succeed?
Posted on · The status gives traditional school districts a break on certain state rules, such as teacher certification and class size, and allows them to make more of their own rules.
Posted on · In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
Posted on · State officials maintain that no children have been denied services and that they are cooperating with the feds, which have now explained why they are visiting the schools.
Posted on · The national nonprofit Teach for America has more than 100 teachers nationwide, and more than 50 in Texas, who have a work permit and protection from deportation through DACA.
Posted on · Statewide policy still requires students in fifth and eighth grades to pass the state exam to move on to the next grade.
Posted on · The board also directed HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza to give balanced information about the cost of a no and yes vote.
Posted on · Under the state's school finance system, HISD is now considered property wealthy and has to pay into the state's "Robin Hood" or recapture system.
Posted on · After filing of another lawsuit against Baylor and the university's disclosure of text messages between coaching staff, the Big 12 reached a "tipping point," a conference official said.
Posted on · In November, HISD voters rejected the traditional way to send a check to the state. Now HISD must pay with actual commercial property – almost $18 billion worth.
Posted on · The State Board of Education heard testimony Tuesday morning from members of the public who want to keep the current high school science standards — and from those who argue they are dumbing down Texas students.
Posted on · Some people question if letting kids learn what they want is the best way to improve education.