Tag Archives: education
By Mitch Borden In a new effort to address the teacher shortage in Ector County Independent School district — a new scholarship has been created to help fill hundreds of vacancies. Two organizations —The University of Texas Permian Basin and … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The search is on for the new Ector County Independent School District Superintendent. Recently, in Odessa, public meetings were held to gather the opinions of community members about what kind of person residents want to see lead … Continue reading
By Claire McInerny, KUT State lawmakers filed dozens of bills about educating kids ahead of Tuesday’s start to the legislative session. The most interesting discussion at the Capitol will likely be around school funding. It’s something the Legislature brings up … Continue reading
As an oil boom increases housing costs and lures staff away, the Ector County school board has struggled to recruit and retain enough teachers.
After submitting a recommendation to remove the word “heroic” from seventh-grade history textbooks, a Texas State Board of Education workgroup backed off its proposal after outcry from officials and the public.
A letter from the Texas Education Agency about funding for schooling in migrant shelters highlights the ongoing push and pull between federal and state agencies.
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, two teacher groups argue Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath exceeded his authority and weakened protections for public school employees.
School starts next week in Marfa. But this year, Marfa Independent School District is working with a little less.
Texas state law says that teachers could lose their teaching certificates and pensions if they go on strike.