Headlines archived in chronological order as originally posted in 2008

Lawsuit from cheerleader's mother: Carrollton-Farmers Branch schools didn't punish bullies enough

Mic catches TEA official privately criticizing contractor

Katy cheerleaders sentenced

Editorial: Fixing flawed Texas public school funding system must be priority in Legislature - we keep doing this, doing what the schools want, and it gets worse. Time to ignore them and focus upon taxpayers.

Kress ISD aide gets probation for sex with student

Judge: improve bilingual education

Lancaster ISD superintendent requests public hearing to address allegations

Dallas ISD budget problems began four years ago, auditor finds

22% of Houston ISD 8th-graders fail TAKS

BISD Superintendent Responds To Toxic Turf Report

Toxic Lead at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa

Former Austin teacher pleads guilty to sex with student

Edcough-Elsa residents reeling after school layoff decision

Bill To Make SBOE Elections Non-Partisan Part Of SBOE Reform Package - another effort to take away conservative voices

Pharr man held on molestation charges (Santa letter) is a school aide

More Austin schools participating in TAKS incentive program

Tarrant school districts may be affected by state's suspension of bond guarantee program

Central Texas High School Principal Arrested, Freed On Bond

Killeen PTA President Charged In Theft Of More Than $6,000

Does Beaumont ISD need separate performance arts center?

1,200 Dallas ISD workers get bonuses for boosting student achievement

Gladewater ISD says 'goodbye' to district leader

Obama appoints charter school advocate Arne Duncan as Sec. of Education

School fund hit hard by recession

Corpus Christi ISD Bans Flasher From All Campuses, District Facilities

Another Houston ISD employee arrested for drugs

Opinion: Do school administrators go through oxygen deprivation before becoming administrators? - yes, the writer is related - Beth is Robert Pratt's mother

Katy cheerleader hazing case: must apologize & testify to get probation

Some see Houston ISD plans as attack on magnet schools

San Antonio ISD studies closing 30 schools

Texas AFT's (union) legislative agenda (pdf)

Warren High School hit list under investigation

Should teachers be drug-tested?

Presidential Citizens Medal awarded to KIPP Academy founder

Dallas schools trustee Ron Price says he has 'no confidence' in superintendent Hinojosa

Texas AG asked for opinion on Dallas ISD trustee term extensions

San Angelo teacher indicted for improper relations with student, more

Layoff talks expected at Galveston ISD meeting

Advocates call for reforms in public education

Charter schools can help but need controls - uninformed editors. These schools already have complete TEA supervision, they are simply easier to close when they fail badly. This is part of what makes them superior to traditional government schools.

Houston ISD plans drug searches at employee parking lots

Rio Grande Valley schools listed among best in the nation

3 North Texas High Schools Make The Grade

N. Texas teacher arrested on drug charges

2 High School Teachers Arrested On Drug Charges, 11 this year

Texas Academy of Mathematics & Science student wins national award

Judson ISD tussles with trademarks of mascots

Group teams up with Central Texas schools to fight obesity

North Forest ISD voters overwhelmingly reject tax increase

Carrollton-Farmers Branch superintendent apologizes in letter

Jefferson High school teacher jailed on sex charges

Study: Teacher bonuses fail to stem turnover - so, it still rewards the best teachers

Arlington principals support standardized dress code, survey finds

TEA shuts down "Jesse Jackson Academy" charter school - good

Another Houston ISD teacher arrested in marijuana case

Some new money for education promised

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD chief quits

Lubbock ISD's Wayne Havens to step down as school chief

Natalia school district looks at cuts, including layoffs- note this is a local control decision, it appears the board wants the district to keep making cuts and does not want to increase spending - kudos to them!

State education board member criticized for anti-public education writings

Former Azle teacher faces new sex allegations in Parker County

Houston ISD taps Teach for America leader as HR chief

Oak Cliff Middle Schoolers Arrested For Arson Spree

Plano ISD mom says school retaliated after she alleged son was spanked on bus

Indicted former El Paso ISD board member negotiating plea deal

Should Legislature set aside recess period for young students?

80,000 Dollars Of Electronics Stolen From School District

Richardson school district trustee resigns to become state rep.

Parents sue school over sex offender check system

Should textbooks or technology be Texas' spending priority?

Districts blast TEA pick for school evaluation system

Carrollton-Farmers Branch school board concerned about superintendent's behavior before DWI arrest

Accused teacher costs Amarillo district $200,000 in fees, settlement

Dallas school officials missed, misread signs of deficit

Voters approve big tax rate hike in Humble ISD

Texas Board of Education delays vote on plan to give high school athletes more credits

Dallas' high-profile dropout tactic lured a few, but results unclear

2 say Texas Education Agency fired them for investigating fraud

Fort Worth charter school closes after license suspended - this is the idea, too bad many failing traditional public schools are not closed

Tax hike OK'd for Alief ISD raises

3 cheers for cheerleader indictments

Dallas ISD trustees vote to extend terms to four years

2 more Houston ISD teachers arrested on drug charges

Dallas ISD hires new CFO: Larry Throm from Austin ISD

State education panel hears evolution debate - what a joke, read Charles Garner's column below

Fort Worth schools chief second in Texas in superintendent pay

Former Seagraves Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex with Student

Charles Garner, guest column: It's not religion; it's sound, skeptical science

Editorial: Flexibility on Promotions Could Improve Texas Schools

School Fund will provide $300 million less for education

Lancaster superintendent may face criminal charges but denies wrongdoing

Hart Students Suspended After Assistant Teacher is Fired

Texas education board holding hearing today on evolution in science classes

Round Rock ISD superintendent pulls book from school shelves

AT&T awards Harlandale ISD $400,000 dropout prevention grant

Cash-strapped Water Valley school district cuts 9 jobs - this is how it should work

Socorro ISD appoints an 18 year old to the school board - just a younger, prettier rubber-stamp

El Paso Hanks JROTC will attend presidential inauguration

Texas biology professors see little controversial about evolution, survey shows

Senator Dan Patrick Files Education Reform Bill

Some on HISD board want to target struggling teachers

Brownsville Elementary School Closed Because Of Vandalism

Grant to filter school bus emissions has few takers in Texas

Document from TEA shows super, board are "key officials" in Celburne

Lubbock-area school districts set student demographics talks

Proposal for pre-K funding draws fire

Lancaster superintendent's future in question at Monday school board meeting

Legislature may again address school finance

Carrollton-Farmers Branch school board unanimously votes to discharge superintendent facing DWI charge

Dallas ISD faulted for using fake Social Security numbers

Dallas ISD blog: Hundreds of new reading workbooks tossed in the trash

Computer vendor, convicted in Dallas-schools bribery case, gets 10 years

Superintendent vows to overhaul Dallas ISD in a year

School defibrillator statute helping save Texans' lives

CCPD officer Tasers student in school

State fails to track school crime records

Athens ISD’s Hayes: Bond re-vote is possibility

Dallas schools chief, business leaders meeting today behind closed doors

Former Garland school district bookkeeper gets prison time for embezzlement

Reported costs of Texas Pre-K program raise questions

Group of corporate executives advising Dallas ISD on finances remains secretive

Ike's aftermath hurting Galveston schools

Bond election results from across Texas (Word document)

Texas Ranger joins Bangs school investigation

Highland Park schools settle on chief

Dallas ISD trustees to weigh extending their terms from 3 years to 4

Incumbents hold seats on Texas Board of Education; social conservatives maintain majority

1 vote decides Damon ISD rollback election - yep, 1 idiot raised everyone's taxes

No decision on fate of Lancaster superintendent

Four Texoma School District Asking For Property Tax Increases

Audit finds Austin ISD could save millions with adjustments, cuts - and so could most every public school district but to suggest so is to be against the children!

Damon ISD says no closures, just tax increase

Dallas superintendent Hinojosa says he's not resigning

Big bucks for Texas superintendents

3 Dallas ISD board members want confidence vote on Superintendent

TAKS evasion? School chiefs weigh in - foxes in the hen house

Fruitvale ISD Board May Allow Students Who Failed TAKS To Walk At Graduation

Judson teacher quits after alcohol found in class

Schools Will Face Stiffer Rules on Graduation Rates

Dallas teacher accused of smoking crack while driving

Humble ISD Begging for More Money Even Though Reserves are Flush - maybe it's not Humble but Hubris ISD

Alvin ISD police plan polygraphs

Fort Worth officials are laying out their game plan for Austin

A public charter school w/private school feel in Del Rio

High schools called to improve dismal dropout rate

Wichita Falls ISD board discusses possible school closures

Controversial book to stay in Round Rock schools

State fund for school children down billions

Scamming Texas Teacher: "Insurance" vs. State Law - the TSTA & TFT

Midlothian ISD adopts budget growth limits - way to go

Palmer ISD Embraces Transparency

New plaintiff added to 50-year-old Galveston ISD lawsuit

Editorial: Be smart about changes to school accountability

Pasadena student accused of assaulting Spanish teacher

Former teacher gets prison time for sexually assaulting kids

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD superintendent arrested on DWI charge

New GPA proposal would provide Texas students more credit for some advanced courses

Education, sex ed hot topics in school board races

Fort Stockton Teacher Faces Charges

Dallas ISD chief Hinojosa says bilingual teachers 'protected'

Early Chamber of Commerce names Early ISD as "business" of the year - a clear example of how screwed up chambers of commerce have become and how schools are seen not as government but as employers, a socialist view

2,500 Texans dropout of public school each week

Venomous snake bites 2 students in class at Big Sandy ISD

Silsbee football players free on bond in cheerleader rape case

Geren introduced as TEA monitor of Cleburne ISD

Lawmakers propose ending mandatory passage of TAKS test, more - that's right, let's pass 'em on out when they can't read, write or do math -

 just like we used to do!

SAISD comes up with $1,000 in lieu of raise - always broke & yet they hand out money

Texas schools told to keep closer tabs on teacher savings

Bible council criticizes science expert

San Antonio kindergarten teacher wins Milken Family Foundation award

Marion ISD board votes to reinstate coach

State shakes up school chiefs, Move comes after stay lifted in North Forest ISD case

Sweeny teacher fired over pulling a chair out from under a student

Texas School Superintendent Could Get Free House

3 evolution critics on advisory panel that will review standards for science courses in Texas schools

Parents, students worry about Dallas ISD teacher layoffs today

Dallas joins national push to promote need for after-school programs - more spending with dubious results

Lancaster schools to hold district-wide meeting after superintendent is put on leave

Katy cheerleader speaks out about hazing incident

More San Antonio schools miss federal targets

100% of Lubbock high schools and 60% of middle schools fail to meet Adequate Yearly Progress!

Lubbock ISD below federal regulations for schools

Houston ISD, North Forest cited for No Child Left Behind failures

Carrollton-Farmers Branch schools chief on indefinite leave

10 of 14 Austin high schools fail to meet No Child Left Behind standards

34 Tarrant County schools miss federal academic standards

TEA: Midland high schools fail to meet adequate yearly progress

75% of Texas schools meet Adequate Yearly Progress - 25% do not

Groups criticize Round Rock school bond proposal

Be Sure You Know What Your School Superintendent is Making

Public Schools can compete for dropouts - let's try it again

School superintendent is paid a quarter million dollars NOT to work 3 months of the year

Read AYP results for your school district here

Brownsville ISD gets $1 million prize

Dallas ISD asks court to OK going forward with $1.3B bond sale - Wow! What hubris.

Grand Prairie elementary students evacuate after fire in school bathroom

Beaumont and Port Arthur school districts miss the federal mark

Paredes: High GPAs without rigor

Ex-Jim Ned teacher allegedly sought sexual favors

House candidates say education finance should be altered

Former Sunnyvale teacher gets 10-year prison sentence in child porn case

TAKS rewards may violate privacy laws for students, state education chief says

Trustees for Dallas schools likely to approve new ethics policy

Looking Back: A history of Plainview public education

Edcouch-Elsa School District Under Investigation

Four Texoma School Districts Asking For Tax Rate Increases

Splendora ISD teacher, husband arrested on drug charges

Galveston ISD Students Go Back To School

Proposal to standardize high school GPAs in Texas stirs controversy

Joshua ISD voters approve big tax increase by a huge margin

Brackenridge H.S. teacher assistant arrested

Dallas science teacher, trying to solve theft, fingerprints students

Teen indicted for plat to attack Boerne school

Texas officials ready to revamp teachers' merit pay

Dallas ISD to lay off non-contract workers on Oct. 15

Editorial: 10 percent rule needs changes

Nacogdoches pep rally skit: Good intentions, gone terribly wrong

Sherman voters reject ISD tax hike plan

Denison residents approve school tax increase

Grayson Co: Voters approve one rollback election; two others fail

Belton ISD Voters Say Yes To School District Tax Hike

Teachers befriend students on social networking sites, but some creeped out

Dallas school board votes to lay off 1,100 including 550 teachers

Teachers hurt in fight at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio

Schools need to better prepare future workforce

More on the "Bible bill"

Biz groups want improved education system

Needville ISD accused of denying boy's religious freedom - over long hair!

Method behind Dallas ISD job cuts debated

Are public schools underfunded?

Fight On Bus Sends One Girl To Hospital, Second To Juvenile Detention - now we need razor free zones

Las Vegas Hedges Bets On Dallas Teachers

Van High twirlers suspended after routine to Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl"

Round Rock ISD nixes PETA plan

Scientists unite for science curriculum

Dallas ISD cuts staff positions, lays off 63

Kerrville superintendent named top school administrator in Texas

Education bond idea divides Kerr town

Bilingual ed opinion could have major impact

State Regulation of Homeschooling and Homeschoolers’ SAT Scores

Update: Vandals to face felony charges, Vandals trash interior of Bangs High School

"Texas State Board of Education: Not Dunderheads"

Ysleta ISD names director of public relations - more waste of tax money

Four on SBOE push Bible curriculum

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw schools start drug-testing program

As apartments fall, Carrollton-Farmers Branch schools lose enrollment

State extends drop-out enrollment deadline because of Ike

TEA chief may step in if Dallas ISD's financial crisis isn't resolved

State encourages school districts to apply for school bus emissions money

Atheist family challenges minute of silence law

Proposed curriculum standards in Texas would give Darwin a boost

Update: Flower Mound students suspended over gorilla-banana stunt, Sanity prevails as charges dropped, Flower Mound High School banana stunt ends in arrest

DISD Superintendent Hinojosa says deficit is 'humbling situation', Dallas schools Superintendent Michael Hinojosa addresses $84 million deficit

DISD Superintendent Speaks Amid Teacher Layoff Fears

Dallas ISD budget woes threaten teachers' job security

Ex-Dallas school official sentenced to probation

Kilgore boy allegedly offered loaded gun at school - gun-free status really worked well here, didn't it?

Texas teens most likely to learn abstinence in schools, become young mothers

State rep. candidates (district 11) air views on education

Study: Students In Advanced Math Classes Doing Worse - maybe non-advanced students did the study!

Dallas ISD board votes 8-0 to declare financial emergency

DISD Teachers Say They Are Prepared To Make Concessions

Kerrville Teacher Suspended for Partying with Students

School bans contraceptive display

Irving Woman Named Texas Teacher History Of The Year

Dallas ISD employees told to brace for layoffs

Waco ISD somehow loses more the $57,000 in textbooks

Student forbidden from wearing Rosary beads, school claims venerated religious symbol is a "gang symbol" - yeah, those pesky Catholic Christian gangs...

Teacher "organizations" robbing teachers, enriching administrators

Waco's charter schools see growing number of students

Boerne ISD trustee drops pay raise idea - a small miracle at least

TEA Issues Guidelines For Districts Affected By Hurricane

Laredo ISD chief calls FBI in board duel

Schooling choices up to parents as TEA evaluates Ike-damaged districts

Foundation to Issue Report on Teacher Incentive Pay Measures

Robstown ISD To Lay Off 48 Employees

Austin's search for school chief

San Antonio teacher pay is among highest in Texas - proving that $ does NOT equal quality

DISD's $64 million shortfall puts supporters on defensive

Hinojosa says Dallas ISD is in 'crisis mode'

McKinney ISD, Arc of Dallas provide after-school solution for parents of children with disabilities

Students charged in Sunnyvale locker-room attacks

Superintendents' Super-Sized Salaries

Rurals: School tax incentives help economy

Abilene ISD schools on alert for indecent exposure suspect

Accountability is Public Humiliation for Board Members

Noriega: More Federal Spending Is Needed For Public Education

Ruling favors Dallas teacher who says she was fired over ratings system

Survey: Houston-area voters open to higher school taxes

Some Texas schools in a deep-fried dilemma - screw the ban and make what you want

Heads rolling in Dallas district finance shop?

Dallas ISD announces $64M budget shortfall

Uproar in Rivercrest over coaches working on Sunday

Texas school districts asking voters for tax hikes

State proposal would cut extra GPA points for high school AP classes

Midland school bus driver charged with DWI after accident

Grand Prairie parents drop schools that don't make the grade

State threatens to halt funding for Fort Worth's Theresa B. Lee Academy charter school - too bad they don't do the same for the dozens of horrible regular schools

Texas schools scrambling to get dropouts back in class

Nurse uses defibrillator to help save Willis student

Dallas ISD ethics panel recommends new disclosure requirements

Dallas ISD leaders will hit the streets to save dropouts

Teen with rainbow-colored hair faces 'punishment' in Galveston

Teacher Indicted for Hitting 11-Year-Old

Big Spring struggling with elementary overcrowding

Harrold ISD still debating policy allowing concealed weapons in school

New state laws for a new school year

Young: When it comes to our schools, top-down policies won't work

New York Times: In Texas School, Teachers Carry Books and Guns

Bible course not mandated, AG rules

More school districts ask voters to raise tax rates

Texas attorney general affirms statewide standard for GPA calculation

Texas GPA changes won’t affect current high schoolers, attorney general says

Arlington schools sue nonprofit tied to ex-superintendent

Perry honors Midland teachers for making extra effort

Editorial: Gun-free for good reason - predictable Liberal editorial from Waco

Guns on campus not best means of security - another uninformed and poorly reasoned column

Texas Gov. Rick Perry presents $1 million grant check to Waco school district officials

12,872 miles: Too far for Texas teams to travel?

Kindergarteners start off learn two languages

Springtown schools reopen after lockdown, officials say

Texas SAT scores fall further behind national averages

Tarrant County school districts hope for funding relief from lawmakers

Number of Hispanics in public schools almost doubles

Some Texas Teachers Were Packing Heat On First Day Of School

Update: Testimony Continues Wednesday On Fate Of Local Middle School, Waco School Board Votes To Close G.L. Wiley--Again

Former Richardson High coach accused of having sex with students resigns

The Texas Education Market Speaks. Is The Lege Listening?

Update: Claim: Boerne threats ‘just a joke', Officials thwart 'Columbine-like' plan in Boerne

Controversial Grading Policy Begins At Dallas Schools - it would be unbelievable except that it is a public school.

Harrold school opens under watchful eyes

Doors Of Low-Performing Waco Middle School Open Monday; Fate Uncertain

Garland ISD makes plans to care for students if parents are deported

GPS program lets San Antonio court officials monitor truants

Editorial: State crackdown needed in some school districts

Judge keeps Waco campus opens, overrides school board

'Robin Hood' law touches record number of Texas schools - disproving the idea that most school districts are broke

Schools' later start is saving big bucks, Since mandate, energy bills have fallen by millions - a legislative mandate that saved money, Will local school folk will thank the Leg. for the money they've saved?

Supporters of failing Waco school file suit to keep failure going

Texas Education Agency official to monitor troubled schools in Dallas

Fort Bend educator won't be indicted in assault

Liberty County teacher charged with prostitution

Update: Texas Gov. Rick Perry OK with teachers, staff carrying guns at schools, North Texas school district will let teachers carry guns - damn good!

Dallas ISD plan to ease grading standards angers teachers - more decline in public education, the lazy teachers will like it, the good will not

Wylie ISD considers 4 cent tax rate increase due to new football turf!

Wichita Falls ISD raises chief's salary, keeps tax rate the same

Tensions flare over Texas school district's dress code, jumpsuit option

Cheerleading activity halted over alleged hazing

Houston ISD unable to find spots for 56 out-of-work teachers

Teachers union says more "under-qualified" teachers being hired - the new hires must not be members

Judge rejects Texas teacher's group lawsuit over dropout prevention

Editorial: School ratings must include dropout stats

Waco school closure battle may go to court - these folk want to keep their kids in a failing school

Teacher says she was fired over low rating - good. This is a problem why?

Newsflash: Austin newspaper OPPOSES school Tax Increase

Nacogdoches coach pleads guilty to having improper relationship with a student

School district police chief pleads for his job

Editorial: Education course would benefit Texas coaches

Waco school board votes to close underperforming school, some parents seem to want their kids to go to a bad school

Navasota's school board working to avoid tax increases

San Benito school district working to solve its Aftermath Problems

Port Isabel pushes back start of school date

Texas must improve math, science education, task force says

Tara Hodges, Waco ISD middle school teacher, alleged to have sexed it up with a 14 year old multiple times

Dallas ISD looks to reassess its ethics policy

Broke San Antonio ISD weighing big raise in salaries

Teachers group sues over dropout grant - more proof the concern is not for the students but for the institutions

Poorer schools lag as richer schools lure better teachers - and the only solution will be state set salaries and control.

Houston-area teacher, husband plead guilty to assaulting school children

Editorial: Dallas ISD faces a high school dilemma

Carrollton-Farmers Branch school district dropped from lawsuit over moment of silence

AG Abbott Takes Action To Uphold ‘ Moment Of Silence’ Statute

Update: North Forest trustees denounce 'racist' ouster of board, State puts North Forest ISD on probation

Federal court ruling could affect Valley schools

Lubbock's Rise Academy charter school: 3 years in a row as Exemplary

TEA releases 2008 Accountability Ratings - Lubbock ISD now has 50% of high schools as Unacceptable!

Plainview ISD tax increase not enough to cover deficit

Editorial: Bilingual Education: Federal court case should force changes in Texas' bilingual education system

Rebels turn Texas school jumpsuit plan inside out

Richardson coach's sex with students took place at school, police say

Newspaper challenges Beaumont ISD's hiring of purchasing agent

Man facing federal charges gets educators’ support

Superintendent Spend-n-Whine Fest

Denison ISD uses tax dollars, district personnel to push for tax increases with qualitative judgment-laden power point presentation (pdf)

John Young: To students' detriment, UIL takes 'extra' out of 'extracurricular'

Richardson coach accused of improper relationship with student

Paris ISD files law suit against architects

Austin teacher group, district clash over budget

School To Put Students In 'Prison' Jumpsuits As Punishment

Austin school district rewards educators at 9 schools with bonuses

Editorial: Arlington trustees fairly enforced ethics laws

Another public school handing out money they don't have

School leaders say they’re hurting - more crying from undisciplined spenders

Dallas ISD turns to web technology for international recruiting

Alternative certification programs helping schools fill teaching slots

Texas likely to appeal bilingual education ruling

Huntsville ISD proposes rollback election, tax rate increase

Texas schools wonder how to address court's ruling on bilingual education

DISD seeks public opinions on trustee ethics

Judge orders Texas to improve bilingual education

New law on speaking fees was Arlington superintendent's undoing

UIL: 2 tested positive for steroids - what a waste of money that deal is

Schools: When Times Are Tough, Tax-n-Spend Away

Dropout Dilemma: Why is High School dropout rate so high?

Waco Officials Mull What To Do With Low-Performing School

Texas schools with high dropouts get a break in state rankings - B.S., this is the same behavior that leads to such crappy schools in the first place!

Arlington school superintendent resigns (he was formerly Ysleta's chief), more

Editorial: Texas Bible course creates land mines for public schools

Editorial: Stunning dropout rate should concern Texans - no, the stunning failure rate to educate those who stay in school should concern Texans first

TAKS the problem, or not enough testing? Students suffer at critical thinking and application of what they've read

Mercedes mayor’s job offer from school district questioned

SBOE moving ahead on proposal to give HS athletes twice the credit

Bible course standards approved

Arlington ISD names interim superintendent while honorariums reviewed

Judson demotes former high-ranking administrator

SBOE curriculum flap: (We don't elect an SBOE in order to have them simply agree with the teachers on everything, if that is to be the case, we don't need any school boards, just let the teachers run it.)

Texas Board of Education says curriculum update was 'very messy'

Lawmakers asked to referee State Board of Education

Texas House panel hears criticism of new English curriculum standards

Reminder: English Coalition Lobby Gets a Spanking - what all the Liberal newspaper stories didn't say

School starts in Socorro Independent School District

Galveston trustees cut deep to meet budget shortfall - good

Iraan-Sheffield School District To Take Over Educational Needs for Pyote

Former Early PTC member said suspect in $7,000 theft

Video evidence leads to former Lubbock ISD administrator's arrest for theft

Katy teacher accused of having sex with student

Former Ysleta ISD superintendent, now Arlington ISD chief, Hector Montenegro focus of inquiry

Update: After ruling, Cleburne ISD officials take case to Austin, TEA tells Cleburne school district to pay up

Dell Foundation gives $750,000 for Texas education tracking system

Error Could Keep N. Texas Teen From Playing College Football

Purchasing agent accused of property misuse hired by Beaumont school district - what do they care? It's not their money, it's ours!

Brownwood ISD hoping to hold line on tax rate - that's holding the line on nothing, keeping the rate the same is a tax increase

Texas high school athletes could receive more credits for sports

Suspected pot farm found in vacant classroom at Wilmer-Hutchins High School

Native American beliefs clash with rural district's dress code

Free meals for all scrapped at San Antonio ISD

Katy ISD making budget cuts - about time

Editorial: Nederland right to put education over athletics

Texas Spends The Most On Abstinence Education, Texas abstinence funding causes debate

AG approves standards for bible courses but no specific curricula (pdf)

Wind turbines being seen as smart idea for schools

Lawyers not buying Houston ISD superintendent's contract claims

Dallas ISD administrator, vendor found guilty in corruption trial

AG rules districts must pay teacher benefits

David Lee Hall of Plano: Preventing Dropouts

Editorial: New GPA rules could hurt some high school students

Waco leaders discuss naming school after Obama - good grief!

Teachers: State oversight of training is as important as standards

Former Overton ISD superintendent pleads guilty to theft

Editorial: Who can trust TEA school rankings?

Southeast Texas football coaches suspect more steriod use than results show - suspect all you want, the numbers didn't show it. Plus coaches can make their own investigations and take action, so they should do so if they have "suspicions".

Arlington ISD superintendent returning honorarium

KIPP charter school opens 10th campus in Houston

Texas students are out of shape - so are school administrators, they are fat with our money

San Antonio school districts staring at harsh financial futures

Big Spring ISD buys out contract of former superintendent

Editorial: Dallas ISD audit must spur action

TEA assigns conservator to Lancaster school district, Damm named financial conservator for Lancaster ISD

New law changing the way districts statewide calculate GPAs

Why do so many students give up on school?

District's critics, supporters view Dallas ISD audit's outcome differently

Poll: Half of Americans say U.S. schools aren't preparing kids

Study looks at test scores of limited English speakers

Former Friendswood principal who invited Muslims to school to speak about their religion, named principal of school in Houston ISD

Vidor High School assistant principal indicted

Teachers are missing the mark in math

Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Killeen ISD

TEA faulted for oversight of alternative certification program

After some infighting, HISD passes $1.6 billion budget

Audit report: Poor oversight at heart of Dallas ISD financial woes

DA Asked to Investigate Alvord School Superintendent

Are we denying school dropouts a second chance?

Vouchers were not part of high school bill, legislators say

Districts plan to add counselors, form learning communities to improve dropout rates - yeah, that's sure to fix it.

Editorial: Vidor taxpayers deserve answers, not stonewalling

West Texas ISD to take over Galveston island program

Group sues to keep teacher background checks private

Houston ISD considering $250 gas bonus for some employees

Texas weighing tougher standards to certify teachers

Texas schools get merit pay windfall

Raise Your Hand for a Hand Out: Bill Ratliff & Mike Moses are "brain dead"

‘Washington’ tape a La Marque ISD embarrassment

Lufkin: Ex-teachers accused of having sex with students

Houston ISD plans suit if it loses appeal on money issue

Charter Schools Fare Better Academically Than Peers, Report Says

Stadium land buy is on Beaumont ISD agenda - poor, poor broke public schools

Dickinson school district sues architect for "useless" stadium plans

Mesquite school board to discuss investigation of coach

Panel sets timetable for new Dallas school district ethics policy

Terrell ISD teacher accused of 3 counts of assault of child

TEA decides north Forest ISD's fate

Editorial: As a subject, creationism doesn't belong in schools - too bad they don't feel that way about other "faith" based topics such as global warming and the socialism which pervades social studies books

Editorial: TEA should close failed charter

Bastrop trustees dismiss complaints, say mural can stay

Teen charged in Harlingen teacher's death

Texas dropouts cost state $30.7 billion in lost economic potential

Amarillo ISD passes budget with pay raises for all - poor, poor broke public schools

Abilene ISD plans budget cuts - don't they "care for the children"?

Lancaster ISD trustees initiate investigation of superintendent, Original stories: State audit shows Lancaster ISD inflated attendance, Lancaster ISD superintendent says district vindicated by state audit

Diploma worth the wait for 83-year-old Port Arthur graduate

2 large districts stalling on fingerprint discoveries

Federal trial to begin for ex-Dallas ISD official

Corpus Christi class answers 'here' - perfect attendance

Private schools could get public money for helping dropouts - if the mission is to help the dropout, why does it matter who we pay to accomplish the goal?

La Marque school trustee sues district, cop

Update: Mesquite football coach suspected of pawning school property admits gambling addiction, Police say Mesquite football coach pawned school items

Teen dropout and death rates fall sharply in Texas

Tiny Damon ISD tries to hold on

Call grows for review of Dallas ISD ethics policy

TEA official says commissioner has yet to decide Lancaster ISD's fate

Attorney: Carthage ISD board may have violated Open Meetings Act

Charter school shatters stereotypes

Editorial: More math, science will help students

Corpus Christi ISD May Need Extra $200,000 For Gas In 2008-09

Vidor ISD super stepping down

Socorro superintendent says she's reached agreement to step down

Houston judge bars valedictorian from commencement

Update: Fort Bend educator denies using excessive force on student, Union: Fort Bend educator's arrest too hasty, Principal Arrested After Fight With Student at Fort Bend ISD

Ninety-four-year-old to graduate from high school

Editorial: Schools must plan now to cut diesel costs

Police: 10th-grader hired hitman to kill classmate

State audit shows Lancaster ISD inflated attendance, Lancaster ISD superintendent says district vindicated by state audit

State orders Sam Houston High School closed in Houston

State orders closure of Johnston High School in East Austin

Updates: Friendswood principal leaves after 'Islam 101' scandal, Two points lost in Muslim furor, Breaking faith with parents won’t occur again, Parents object to Muslim presentation at Friendswood school

School officials disagree over need for conflict resolvers - if this doesn't demonstrate how wasteful and over grown public school bureaucracies have become, nothing will.

Humble ISD Faces $23 Million Budget Deficit

Teacher Accused of Stealing Another Teacher's Credit Card

Update: Was lesbian affair, Nacogdoches High School coach arrested, charged with improper relationship

SBOE: Accuracy, not evolution, is top issue

Carroll ISD drops pay-to-play program

Voting lawsuit filed today against Irving school district

English Coalition Lobby Gets a Spanking - what all the Liberal newspaper stories didn't say

Nine Students Arrested Following Pranks On Last Day Of School

Texas students improve slightly in passing TAKS, See 2008 TAKS scores here

TAKS scores delayed; release expected today

One finalist named for superintendent in Harlingen

Apple IPods for Texas Students Take a Bite Out of Taxpayers

Associate principal at Dallas' Skyline High School suspended

Dallas ISD expects better state rankings for schools

Editorial: Board of Education flunks reading - bull, see here

Official: Texas dropout plan not a voucher sneak attack

Grapevine student with top grades won't be valedictorian

Former Dallas ISD official pleads guilty in money laundering, bribery case

Update: Several students accused of deflating school buses' tires, Sixty school buses go flat overnight in Los Fresnos

Eustace student booked for threats

Clute school custodian jailed after admitting sex with teen

Donna teacher faces more charges

Voting hiccup causes concern, Keene ISD bond timetable remains in place

Texas criticized for offering education grants to private schools

Russian math program catches on in Texas schools

More school districts using state health care plan

What Newsweek’s School Rankings Won’t Tell You

Texas education board passes new standard with 'no opportunity to review it', David Bradley Responds: 'Nothing hasty about the process'

Gatesville HS bans Marine from wearing uniform at graduation

Killeen ISD Named In Excessive Force Suit

New Braunfels principal won't be charged for "threat" over test scores

Dallas ISD uses GPS technology to reduce truancy

As May drags on, teachers alter lesson plans to keep students engaged

8-vote margin blocks bond for Lewisville ISD special-events center

State curriculum on legalities of parenting coming to Texas high schools this fall

Plano ISD expects to raise tax rate, run a deficit

State board to make final decision on English and reading curriculum

TAKS scores improve, El Paso ISD to be 'acceptable'

Socorro ISD trustee-elect not sworn-in; status unclear

Cleburne ISD has new policies and procedures in place to curb financial misspending, report to TEA

Criticism sends Jarrell superintendent back for second doctorate - wow! Lubbock ISD's chief doesn't have a Ph.D. and no one seems to care, he's even on a special waiver to be a superintendent.

Santa Fe ISD seizes phones after girls' nude photos forwarded

Argyle ISD reinstates Jason Ceyanes as superintendent, he then resigns

Edgewood ISD elementary school coach accused of attacking child

Editorial: Rural schools must adapt to budget hits

Getting to the Game, Costing Some ISD's Big Time

8 Valley high schools listed among nation's top 5 percent

How not to be a school volunteer

Dallas-area schools pinching pennies as gas, food costs rise

No costume jewelry for Southlake Carroll's prom queen

Man says New Caney ISD board silenced him, didn't let him speak at a public meeting

Aldine ISD teacher out after allegedly cutting Pentecostal girl's hair

Update: Company to Reprint High School Yearbooks After Head Switching, Students' photos altered in McKinney yearbook

Rep. Patrick Rose and Wimberley residents press for school finance reform

Travis H.S. (Austin) teacher accused of sex with student

Troubled Waco ISD elementary losing a third of its teachers

Photo Label in McAllen Yearbook Causing Controversy

Overseas ballot puts Ysleta ISD spot in runoff

Fredericksburg ISD Tax Exemption Rejected But Bond Issue Okayed

GPS system tracks students to curb dropouts

Sheriff: School Employee Threatened By Old Date

Elementary principal accuses Marshall ISD of mistreatment

Teacher Accused Of Exposing Self While Looking At Child Porn

Wimberley students, residents rally for school finance reform

Substitute teacher came to class drunk, police say

Rio Hondo restructuring several school campuses

New English curriculum still on track

North Texas students find naked images in textbook

Office Of Civil Rights Finds Corpus Christi ISD In Violation Of Equal Sports Funding

Educators want TAKS to count progress - gains don't matter so much in the real world, people are judge upon results in their jobs

Ex-teacher (Early ISD) arrested for sexual contact with student

Texas School for the Deaf worker arrested on sex charge

Editorial: Dallas ISD must rebuild confidence

Demand for teachers sparks hiring war in Dallas-Fort Worth

Longview ISD passes $267 million bond package by 14 vote margin

Schools say inflation puts them at risk - how about this: cut expense like everyone else

Voters approve all 3 Austin ISD bonds totalling $344 million

Abilene ISD bond election fails by wide margin

Eanes ISD requires teachers to get their master's

Propane buses worth study by school districts

Klein narrowly passes school bond package

Comal schools: Huge bond issue wins approval

Dallas ISD's $1.3B bond issue headed for approval

Judge dismisses sex abuse suit against Austin ISD school

Teacher tapes child's mouth shut

HISD chief academic officer's resignation a 'huge loss'

School Consolidation: How To Do It, and Save Money

Flashy attendance rewards might not help education

Carroll grade-school scandal lands on DA's desk

Allegations of tampering at Carroll ISD school forwarded to DA's office

Ex-Austin Bowie High student says instructor manipulated him into having sex

Dallas County to test middle school student for tuberculosis

Weslaco superintendent denies TAKS cheating

More Panhandle youth logging on for class

Former Austin ISD Bowie High student alleges sex abuse

Teacher Retirement System of Texas to invest $262M in Miss. REIT

Multiple choices for bypassing TAKS

Pearland students 3rd overall in U.S. academic contest

Hackers change grades at Fort Bend ISD high school

Jewish students in Plano report pressure to pick up New Testaments

Son's crash has father in hot water

Fort Bend County teacher charged with sexual assault

Laredo UISD Audit woes; Coordinator's son gets $2,500 scholarship

Fewer fifth-graders pass math TAKS on first try

Fort Bend investigating teacher's relationship with teen

Texas Federation of Teachers says Texas math standards clear but English & social studies need work (pdf)

Angry father stabs student at Spring ISD school

Forest Brook allegedly broke rules during TAKS testing

Update: Swastikas bring stiff penalties for Dickinson cheerleaders, Dickinson cheerleaders punished over swastikas

Texas high school students still lack dollar sense, study says

Scott, Cornyn Address Texas Education Summit

Shekinah Charter School Learning Institute Wins TEA Dropout Prevention Award

Santa Maria ISD fires transport director for viewing porn on computer

Camera at Raymondville school didn't record daughter's beating, district looks to upgrade system

Federal court sides with Burleson district in Confederate purse case

Audit firm blasts Dallas ISD accounting policies

Texas higher education board rejects 'creation science' degree proposal

Laura Bush sees SMU presidential library as base for education, literacy efforts

Katy ISD abuzz on teens' silent protest of bullying of gays

Educators offer TAKS plan

Former Manor booster accused of stealing from club

Lead levels in artificial turf trouble Houston-area schools

Gilmer ISD approves high school Bible class

Superintendent defends charge, father claims Raymondville ISD minimized video beating to protect itself

Texas educators split over teaching English basics

Rising costs force Tarrant school districts to reconsider bond projects

Dallas ISD hands millions in contracts to top leaders' firms

Schools confront a virtual world

Survey: Morale low for Texas teachers weighing new jobs

Student Allegedly Sells Loaded Gun At School in Angleton

San Antonio teacher jailed twice in rape cases in 3 days

Dallas ISD officials take blame for delays in audit

Dallas schools budget off mark, but all's well in the end

TEA may investigate Weslaco TAKS

Move to censure Harris County education trustee delayed

Outside firm to investigate Weslaco nepotism allegations

Texas raising the mark for 'acceptable' schools

North Forest ISD set to pay $100,000 to settle whistle-blower suit

Links sought between Mo City shooting, school disturbance

Bastrop teacher accused of “inappropriate relationship” with student

State lawmakers consider changes in measuring school performance

Lewisville Schools Begin Random Drug Testing

Reagan teacher charged with sexual assault, burglary

Carroll ISD principal is faulted in TAKS investigation

Tangerine peels may have nearly cost principal her job

Nepotism allegations surface in Weslaco ISD

Skyline assistant principal retaliated against teacher, Dallas ISD finds

Huntington teacher turns herself in on charge she had sexual contact with student

Copperas Cove student suspended after phone call from father in Iraq

Southlake elementary principal resigns amid TAKS testing investigation

"Fight Club" Busted at La Vernia High School

Rusk Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Possession

Houston ISD boss gets $75K bonus

Termination letters stoke Fort Worth teachers' anger

Teen hurt after taking illegal immigration sign to school

Ector Co. ISD names Mendez superintendent

Akins teacher purchased marriage license with student, Akins teacher on leave after allegations arise

Former Brazosport educator pleads guilty to bribery

Bringing Teacher Compensation into the 21st Century

Low ratings test resolve of Fort Worth schools

Charter schools owe state $26 million for overstated attendance - they are required to report the same way as traditional public schools so how do we know many of them have not done the same?

Schools reaching out to Spanish-speaking parents

Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs struggle with dropouts

Editorial: Teaching the Bible in Texas schools

Fort Worth Teacher Accused Of Choking 8-Year-Old

Insurance agent accused of bribery of public school officials in Valley

UIL reports random steroid testing under way

National report card differs from Texas' on student writing

Dallas school officials say there's 'no timetable' for already late audit

State senator blasts 'inequitable' school bonus plan

Fewer students mean less staff needed in Raymondville

Houston ISD 8th-graders improve writing, but lag among peers

'Sobering' audit spurs Cleburne superintendent's resignation

Carroll principal steps aside during TAKS inquiry

Houston girl gives birth in school, infant found dead

FBI: Gadsden ISD employee arrested on a drug charge is "broker" of a $1.8 million cocaine deal

Enrollment of children in Texas state schools surging

Dallas-area school to return "In God We Trust" to gym wall

Dropout rate in Dallas ISD is 7th worst in nation

Cleburne school superintendent steps down

Testing practices investigated at high-rated Carroll ISD elementary

Harlingen seeks new superintendent

Teacher Will Pay For Washing Kid's Mouth Out with Soap

Superintendents learn about clean buses

Schools spend thousands on fast food - more nanny state b.s.

Dallas school district gets word out on $1.35 billion bond vote - "word" should be that they've wasted so much they aren't getting any more

Gadsden schools teacher to face drug charge

YES charter high school ranked as Houston's best

Texas Board of Education approves elective Bible course for high schools

Waller ISD sells bonds after delay

Dallas ISD trustees waive residency requirement for 11 administrators

State board tentatively approves English curriculum plan

Bible curriculum moves forward

New Braunfels teachers: Principal said he'd kill them

Texas English teachers fight board-mandated reading lists

Fort Bend boy, 13, charged in school gun incident

Pasadena school police chief to return from leave

Texas' eighth-graders score 92 percent passing rate on TAKS reading exam

School leaders across Texas headed for Harvard - that's great, more liberalism

Editorial: A school district too slow to learn

Castillo: John Adams a textbook example of why foreign should be familiar

McKinney School Board Approves Longer Days

Central Texas School Cafeteria Manager Arrested for Theft

Too Many Absences Could Mean $500 for Parents

Suggestion: English teachers could use a tutor

Editorial: Algebra's as critical as reading

Assaults by Dallas ISD students on staff have doubled in recent years

Teacher accused of dating student in Edinburgh

TAKS scores could elevate Beaumont ISD's rating

State board says no time for Hispanic input on new curriculum

Texas revisions on standards for English draw criticism

Houston ISD left in the dark on religious liberty law

TAKS scores increase in 3 El Paso County school districts

State official: classroom materials may exclude minorities

Report: Texas public preschool program has quantity, not quality

AG: Galveston ISD must release signature cards

Legislators say education panel lacks Hispanic

State education commissioner questions new Bible course law

Bible course may be elective in Texas schools

There's a big scramble in charter school world

Liberals: Let The Kids Rot...

Del Rio school chief Fernandez to resign

Judson will go ahead with stadium rebuild even with rising costs - poor broke public schools

Bastrop principal was suspended for comments to staff

Fort Bend assistant principal resigns after Peeping-Tom arrest

Parents, staff rush to raise $315,000 to save Mesquite school - but failing public schools keep on raking in the dough

School bus collides with a vehicle in Dallas

Richardson ISD has to make call on caliber of scoreboards - listener writes: "poor, poor Schools - may have to settle for a $750,000 scoreboard!"

CISD gets second preliminary report from TEA

Houston ISD teacher layoffs up for discussion

Panel vows no private school vouchers for dropouts - in other words: the political desires of out-of-control public institutions shall continue to trump the needs of students and taxpayers

Odessa Elementary School Dealing with a Stinky Situation

Iraan Teens Accused of Beating Two Deer to Death Return to School

Most Big Country area schools choosing merit pay grants -- for now

Texas AFT teachers' union up in arms over another point of view, Teachers Unions Exposed

Voucher idea for Texas dropouts resisted

Texas attorney general asked to rule on Bible class offerings in schools

State overrules vote to rehire North Forest ISD chief

More school districts reject state merit pay program - strong evidence that a lack of money is NOT the problem

250 Austin ISD teachers have a criminal history

Editorial: New Ways to Measure Schools

Houston ISD to re-open school closed for "air-quality" problems

TAKS to test special ed, Alternate exam is for disabled

Latino school enrollment up in cities with immigration laws

Federal judge prohibits school vote on graduation prayers

Officials debate school board disclosure rules

Bible suit settlement: Ector Co. ISD Trustees, ACLU reach agreement

El Paso coach pleads guilty to secret photos of girls

New Measure To Prevent Cheating on TAKS Test

Alamo Heights ISD to expand Spanish immersion

1,000 Wins - Unassuming coach takes center stage

Lockhart superintendent resigns after 7 weeks on job

School superintendents' buyouts aren't cheap

North Forest ISD to cut jobs to fix financial woes - the sad thing is that it is big news for a government entity to actually cut spending when facing budget problems!

Mixed results after 1st year of Texas teachers merit pay program

CBS 42 Investigates: Central Texas superintendents getting big bucks, more

Dallas ISD to vote on $1.3B school bond campaign

School PTA group faces deadline in accounting probe

Amarillo School Employees Assaulted By Student

Kenedy parents want info on suspended principal

Super staph strikes Texas Panhandle school

Austin district calls $343.7 million bond vote

San Antonio ISD Board Votes To Close Six Schools

Van first-grade teacher involved in brawl arrested

Hereford school superintendent to resign

Expensive TAKS Blitz Retreats for Texas Teachers

Sweeny ISD might use its radio frequency license to make money

Kenedy ISD shut down all schools Monday after an incident with Middle School principal with "weapons" & job dissatisfaction comments

Conroe teacher charged with sex assault of child

Financial industry wary of HISD, Waller bond issues

5-Year-Old Allegedly Sexually Assaulted at School

State Education Board race could steer evolution policy

Dallas schools teacher ratings sometimes off mark - yeah, let's leave accountability up to local district as they are so perfect

State high court won't order Waller ISD bonds released

Plano principal placed on leave in PSAT investigation

Changes at Irving alternative school in overdrive after unacceptable rating

Stratford wins realignment appeal, joins 18-5A

Hereford wins UIL realignment appeal

Dallas ISD settles whistleblower lawsuit

Censored: How high school are clamping down on student journalists

SAT Writing Scores of Texas High School Students

Austin school superintendent to retire next year

SBOE member targets "right wing" colleagues

7 Dallas schools face reconstitution, 25 teachers to be fired

Teachers union urge major changes to accountability system

Former Dallas charter school leader denies theft claims

Dallas-Fort Worth teachers flock to quicker, cheaper master's program

Lubbock city councilman says district consolidation would help - it would but suggest this in many towns and you'll be lucky to escape sans tar and feathers

Beef recall affects Southeast Texas schools

Economy weighs on Dallas-Fort Worth school bond election decisions

Dallas-area schools stretch to meet Texas' P.E. requirements

Radical education consultant assails public school teaching of capitalism & history at Texas Tech forum on diversity

Study: Texas school system fosters low graduation rates

Student scores rise on AP exams

Frisco judge told sex offender to live across from school

Police: Death of Austin boy found on hook was accident

Special Report: Sex Offenders In Schools, Part 1 & Part 2

TEA investigating former Overton ISD superintendent's suspected misconduct

Conservatives will revive rejected curriculum plan

Wimberley decides not to defy state, will make Robin Hood payment

Deer Park teacher accused of having sex with student quits

Amarillo ISD Dropping Early Head Start Program

Mansfield ISD Sees Budget Shortfall of $3.5 million - talk about poor management! Why in the heck did they not cut payroll after the first 6 weeks. Typical poor government non-managment.

LULAC pushes naming elementary school for Cesar E. Chavez - idiots

Longview ISD board approves $266 million bond package

Raising the bar: Are schools pushing kindergartners too hard too soon?

Houston ISD Asks Bond Opponents To Stop Fight

Education board leader unhappy with proposed reading curriculum standards

Red Oak School Bus Driver Cited For Beer On Bus

Houston school bus rear-ended by 18-wheeler

Burleson H.S. Principal Yanks Profile On Teen Mom

Teacher Reveals He Was Illiterate Until Age 48, graduated Texas Western

Nine property owners asked to sell near Weatherford stadium - broke local school districts spend and take, and these folk worry about new highways taking their land! There is NOTHING important about expanding a school football stadium.

Editorials: SAISD closing plans painful, but prudent

Texas revamps strategies for autistic students

Murchison: Thank God for the State Board of Education

Principal flight on the rise in the age of accountability - shows it works

Mercedes students assault teacher

South San School District Fires Principal Accused of Molesting Former Student

Longview teacher resigns over racial slur

Edgewood school trustees look for answers, Outgoing Edgewood school chief's acts questioned

Brazoria teacher accused of sexual activity with student

Update: Winona ISD Taken Off Lockdown, Winona ISD in lockdown due to domestic disagreement

Poor black and Hispanic kids getting shortchanged, a report says

New Study of Texas’s 50 Largest School Districts Finds Significant Teacher Quality Gaps Throughout The State

State uncertain how much of closed Dallas charter school's debt it can recover - notice that these questions are rarely asked when traditional districts lose money to theft of have been guilty of attendance fraud

Update: Lindale ISD Cancels Thursday, Friday Classes for storm cleanup, Lindale cancels classes because of storm damage

Hereford ISD Says UIL Change Causes Too Many Absences

EPISD tech employee denied bond in porn case

Spur ISD Cancels Class Due To Illness

Edcouch-Elsa board member to resign, admits drug problem

San Antonio ISD Considers Closing Six Schools

Embattled Dallas Charter School Closes With Little Warning - too bad the same doesn't happen to traditional school with endemic education or financial failure

Beaumont ISD financial shift transfers bear watching

Mother outraged after 4-year-old wanders off at Sherman school

Beaumont ISD replaces race-based transfers with policy based on students' economic status

San Angelo sounds off against school bond proposal

Judson ISD in a bind on building costs

School districts remove meat tide to animal-cruelty case

Teen to be honored for calling 911 for bus driver

Complete Lists Of All UIL Realignments

Update: Texas pupil found hanging from hook dies, 7-Year-Old Student Found Hanging On Dressing Room Coat Hook

Jourdanton ISD custodian accused of having sex with student

Biennial UIL realignment at hand

Most school districts reach tax threshold

Former Round Rock booster club treasurer charged with theft

Houston ISD may keep details about bonuses secret

School financing no hot potato but warming

Wichita Falls I.S.D Weighs in on Steroid Testing

Leander ISD teacher resigns amid allegations of inappropriate behavior

South San Antonio ISD Principal Removed Following Sex Allegations

Parents call for Austin HS's principal to resign

Immigrant boy from Fort Worth up to speed with spelling - example of why "bilingual" is the wrong approach, emersion is all that works

New Law: Schools Have To Cut Electric Use How Much?

Funding fix failing schools - that's because funding has little to do with the failing

Wimberley school district challenging Texas' 'Robin Hood' finance law

El Pasoan selected top U.S. school counselor

Lubbock charter school continues to outperform traditional district

Dumas Superintendent Candid About Not Wanting to Face Voters

UIL recognizing mariachi as category in music competitions

Some questions and answers on Texas high school steroid testing

AG: Waller ISD bond ruling will stand

Royse City school officials ban student-produced public service video

Ex-Dallas teacher drops claim she lost job for discussing segregated classes

Carrollton atheist couple appeals ruling protecting moment of silence

Channelview ISD bus driver stricken at wheel, dies

TEA Offers Student Identity Protection

Dallas ISD finance czar resigns

Home Schooled: Why some parents decide to educate their children at home

San Antonio panel to tackle education reform

Lubbock teachers gain TCTA statewide educator awards

No settlement yet in Ector Co. ISD Bible lawsuit

Accused aide sues Texas City school district

Team that beat Fort Worth Dunbar will forfeit state title

Businesses Report Alleged High School Fundraising Scam in Mesquite

More charges could be imminent in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD case

Harlingen ISD superintendent Wade to retire in June

Vendor chosen for drug testing in high schools

Manor superintendent resigns

Editorial: Signs of better times at Galveston ISD

Chicken pox cases up despite vaccine

Abilene teacher named TCTA faculty rep. of the Year

Pearland High wins spot in state Academic Decathlon

Officials investigate second Dallas school fire this week

Houston principal fired over promotions, checks

Study says schools still slight poor kids

Wichita Falls ISD Teacher's Assistant Arrested And Charged With Hindering Apprehension

Land office acquires letters of Texas Confederate soldier

Ex-Alvin ISD teacher gets prison for sex with 7th-grader

Hinojosa Thinking Big: Bold 'academy' idea likely to transform DISD

Deadline nears for new language arts curriculum

Lanier High School student received tattoo during class

Ex-Spring teacher accused of sex with student make court appearance

Teacher Absences Result In Lower Test Scores

Some TAKS testing rescheduled for primary voting

Texas 6th-graders to get heart exams

Editorial: School districts should reduce paperwork

Wylie superintendent to retire from 'best' job

Church has "campus" in League City public school

1 dead, 5 injured in school bus crash in Bexar County

Texas delays decision on offering science degree at creation college

Dallas looking to the futures with high school career academies

Survey ranks San Antonio teacher pay as top in state - and yet some of the worst city schools are in the Alamo city

Ballinger school district eyes wind power

Jacksonville ISD to turn over rape investigation info to DA’s office

Texas tops nation in providing meals to students

No water at some Aldine ISD schools

Fire damages Lincoln High campus in Dallas, classes to be held

Ector County ISD bible class mediation set for this week

Dallas school district's corruption investigators keeping busy

School district has discussion over offering WATER as a beverage selection at meals!

Coppell schools ordered to compensate family of special-needs child

UIL adding fourth-place teams to 4A playoffs - it's not a playoff anymore, just an extended season!

Steroid testing program getting closer for high schoolers

New statistics show numbers of poor children by school district

Update: Attorney says Big Spring ISD chief will be exonerated, Big Spring trustees to consider action on complaint against superintendent

Ex-principal hired to ‘manage’ Mercedes High

Report gives an average grade to Texas education - Oh? I thought we were sooo far behind everyone else. Face it. Public education everywhere sucks.

Creation institute's degree plan questioned - so the Atheists get to comment?

Brown County student takes loaded gun to school

Houston ISD set to unveil rewards

Students go to hospital after bus crash in San Antonio

Texas teacher arrested for allegedly buying drugs at middle school

Alief school trustee not planning to resign

Alvin chooses hometown grad as new superintendent

Details emerge in alleged Spring teacher-student relations

Bruceville-Eddy schools sue to leave educational co-op

Kilgore's New School Superintendent is Jody Dale Clements

Students suspended after ignoring school's long hair mandate

Rose: Texas should continue to accept federal abstinence funds

Texas Virtual Academy lets kids attend public school online

San Angelo high school gets positive report on Bible class

El Pasoan shares musical passion, charter school to have piano instruction

Corruption trial of S. Texas school board members postponed

It Didn't Work Before, So Let's Spend Even More (bilingual ed.)

Star-Telegram Forecasts School Finance Crisis, Says Schools Lack Funds

Update: Police: Edcouch-Elsa school leader avoids DWI charge, Another month, another arrest for school board member

Update: Two Big Spring Coaches remain in school despite being accused of a crime, Charges Filed Against Big Spring Coach

Today's high school brain freezes faster than in my day

Antonian Prep's cheerleaders win national title they just missed in '07



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