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Texas Education Agency Sets Rules On How To Exempt Hurricane Harvey-Affected Districts From State Ratings

Posted on · Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Wednesday released criteria that schools affected by Hurricane Harvey will have to meet to be exempt from state ratings. School administrators have argued that all schools in the disaster area should automatically get waivers.

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UPDATE: Texas Education Board Approves Course Formerly Known As Mexican-American Studies

Posted on · After years of debate, the State Board of Education voted preliminarily to create curriculum standards for a Mexican-American studies class. But thanks to the objections of one member, it'll now be called “Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent.”