Posted on · Mental health advocates say prevention is an equally important part of the conversation.
Posted on · Why some states are trying to limit what is taught in the classroom and the importance of knowing our full history.
Posted on · Fifty-five percent of Texans support the removal of Confederate Heroes Day, which honors leaders of the Confederacy like Robert E. Lee, as an official state holiday. Also, a narrow minority of Texans support legislation that would strip faculty at public colleges and universities of tenure if they teach critical race theory.
Posted on · Karen Engle is set to succeed former Clear Creek ISD superintendent Eric Williams, whose tenure was marred by unfounded criticisms from parents and community members.
Posted on · Teachers and administrators, already facing long hours and low pay, now find themselves under pressure from politicians, parents and even their own school districts.
Posted on · From local school boards to the State Board of Education, wealthy donors are spending big money in the campaigns that will decide the role of charter schools in Texas public education, what books students can read and how teachers discuss race and gender.
Posted on · Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s marching orders come after he threatened to revoke tenure for some professors who teach about critical race theory and its history at public universities.
Posted on · Today, we define, explain, and take listeners' questions about Critical Race Theory.
Posted on · Patrick said a recent resolution adopted by faculty at UT Austin about its academic freedom is another signal the “woke left” has gone too far.
Posted on · Across Texas, there are 15 single-member State Board of Education districts, and every seat is on the ballot this election. The SBOE makes important decisions about things like public school curriculum and what textbooks are used.
Posted on · In defending his own district, Trustee Scott Henry appeared to link a higher percentage of Black teachers at Houston ISD to that district's dropout rate.
Posted on · Local, state, and national issues are all influencing the runoff elections for four seats on the Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees. Early voting begins today.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions about issues facing the county.
Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.