Posted on · Like in Texas, voucher programs in other states sparked vigorous debates, came with the same promises and faced similar concerns. Not all predictions came true.
Posted on · Lawmakers have said school safety is a priority this session, but it is still unclear whether they’ll listen to Uvalde families who want to raise the minimum age to purchase semi-automatic guns from 18 to 21.
Posted on · The Senate also passed a bill that would set prayer and Bible reading times during the school day.
Posted on · The proposals target the taxes homeowners pay and require school districts to lower their tax rates.
Posted on · This comes two days after Gov. Greg Abbott voiced his most explicit support yet of a new school choice policy at a Parent Empowerment Night event in Corpus Christi.
Posted on · Across the country, more books have been challenged and removed as religious and conservative groups target LGBTQ and race issues.
Posted on · The timeline is still unclear for demolishing the school building. The district has plans to replace it with a memorial park.
Posted on · The State Board of Education must still approve use of the Educative Teacher Performance Assessment, which was dropped by two states that had adopted it.
Posted on · The Florida law prohibits teachers from teaching sexual orientation or gender identity to kids below the fourth grade.
Posted on · The judge said the governor's order impedes children with disabilities from the benefits of public schools’ programs, services and activities, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Posted on · The U.S. Department of Education announced the inquiry days after the Texas Education Agency quietly updated its guidance to say school districts can’t require masks.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have long threatened to sue school districts that defy Abbott’s ban on local mask mandates. On Friday, Paxton made good on that threat.
Posted on · Teachers report being spread thin by the demands of remote learning and exhausted by the constant health concerns.
Posted on · The bill would pay for virtual learning until September 2023, but won't fund it for students who have failed their STAAR exams.
Posted on · The new guidance will allow for remote learning for up to 20 days for students that are sick with COVID-19 or have been exposed to it.