Posted on · Baylor University selected a new president to guide the nation's largest Baptist school on Tuesday, picking the first female leader in its 172-year history as the campus wades through a sexual assault scandal that chased out her predecessor and led to several lawsuits and investigations.
Posted on · Some educators have called to streamline the science standards to remove controversial requirements to teach alternatives to evolution, like creationism.
Posted on · Academic redshirting, the practice of holding kids back a year before enrolling them in kindergarten, has been debated for years. A new article attempts to clear up some of the confusion for parents.
Posted on · HISD continues to hold forums for parents of special needs children this spring, including one next week.
Posted on · Turns out the biggest reasons behind the difference have nothing to do with what's happening on campus.
Posted on · Their proposal boils down to two simple words: "students and."
Posted on · The school board is expected to select an outside company soon to audit the district's special ed services.
Posted on · Harvard University professor Todd Rose says that schools should learn from other sciences: that there’s no such thing as average.
Posted on · Borrowers are "frightened," "anxious," "betrayed," at the suggestion that a federal student loan forgiveness program could be taken away.
Posted on · The Texas Senate voted 29-2 to freeze tuition for two years, and then cap tuition increases at 1 percent plus inflation after that. The idea will now go to the House, where leaders are skeptical of tuition freezes.
Posted on · While Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is not taking a public position, the Greater Houston Partnership has switched from neutral to a strong yes.
Posted on · HISD is not a party in the lawsuit, but said in a statement that it believes the changes are legal and will intervene if necessary.
Posted on · A bill that would create private school choice programs by allowing state funds to be used on private school education has passed out of the Texas Senate Thursday and on to the House.
Posted on · As they gather that feedback, a separate HISD committee will select an auditor to review special ed.
Posted on · The top three sources of revenue for Texas public universities are all being targeted for reductions or freezes by federal or state government leaders.