Education

Anti-CRT, Pro-charter PAC money floods school board and State Board of Education campaigns across Texas

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.

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Education

Houston ISD sees sharp declines in math and reading performance, along with rest of country, in first national assessment test since pandemic

Posted on · The National Assessment of Educational Progress, conducted this year for the first time since 2019, found that student achievement declined across the country in math and reading. The results were similar in HISD, one of the participating urban districts in the study.

School shooting

‘We did it!’ — Uvalde’s entire school police department suspended following activism from families

Posted on · The announcement comes after some family members of victims of the shooting at Robb Elementary School have protested and even camped out at the district headquarters demanding accountability from law enforcement agencies who responded to the shooting.