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In the Big Bend region, public schools in Valentine, Fort Davis and now Alpine have all made the move to stop offering remote learning to students. In letters sent to parents and guardians, the districts cited high rates of absent … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Five students and one employee at Marfa Independent School District have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, forcing officials to close the district’s two campuses and shift to remote-instruction for the next week.
By Ari Snider Alpine High School is moving to remote learning for two weeks after students may have been exposed to a person with COVID-19. The campus closure comes as the number of active coronavirus cases in Brewster County has … Continue reading
Texas Classrooms Can Stay Closed This fall Without Losing State Funding If Local Health Officials Order It
By Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune Local public health officials will be able to keep Texas schools closed for in-person instruction this fall without risking state education funding, a Texas Education Agency spokesperson confirmed to The Texas Tribune on Wednesday.
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
Early voting begins Monday in the runoff election for a seat on the Midland Independent School District board of trustees. On Election Night — nearly 3 weeks ago — it was still unclear who would be in the runoff. But … Continue reading
After a politically-charged September meeting, the State Board of Education meets this week to approve “streamlined” social studies curriculum standards. Teachers’ responses are mixed.
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.