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Texas Senate Education Committee Advances Its Own School Finance Plan
SB 4 would essentially gut the House version of the bill
"...The Texas Senate Education Committee voted 8-0-3 to advance a fleshed..."

May 1, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...personal political event was in progress up in East Texas. In the auditorium of Frankston High School in Anderson..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...The Texas State Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...The Texas State Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Bathroom Bill Battle Officially Begins
Sen. Kolkhorst has filed the Texas Privacy Act
"...has his bathroom bill. Senate Bill 6, labeled the “Texas Privacy Act,” was filed Thursday, Jan. 5 by Sen...."

Jan. 5, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

News Roundup: Schools, Fair(?) Housing, and Plastic
TEA releases rankings, Linda Curtis returns, and more
"...In this week's News Roundup, the TEA ranks schools, Linda Curtis returns, the city releases its draft report..."

Dec. 29, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

Judge: Texas School Finance System Unconstitutional
Now what? Legislators, education advocates and think tanks respond
"...John Dietz finally released his ruling yesterday on the Texas public school finance system, it was no surprise to..."

Feb. 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

NAACP and LULAC: Texas Education System Violates Federal Law
State board members say they're just whining
"...On Dec. 19, the Texas State Conference of the National Association for the Advance­ment..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Coleman: Perry Slow on State Schools
Legislative Study Group chair asks why governor has left fixing state residential facilities to legislature
"...already, since the Legislative Study Group Committee on State Schools sent him a report demanding urgent action. "The sad..."

Feb. 5, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Keeping Texas Smart – and on the March
Thousands rally to save Texas schools
"...That was one tale of Saturday's Save Texas Schools rally Downtown, as at least 11,000 teachers, students,..."

March 18, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Sen. Kirk Watson on the 86th Texas Legislature
“In Texas, we don’t focus on what our needs are; we focus on what we want to pay”
"...fifth term representing most of the city in the Texas Senate. His committee posts have included Finance, Health &..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Supremes: Not Our Job to Fix School Finance
Long-awaited ruling says school funding system constitutional
"...The Texas school finance system meets the minimum standards demanded by..."

May 13, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Walking Contradiction: Texas High Schools, Football, and Concussions
Thousands of students mash helmets every weekend – at what cost?
"...many involving thousands of high school football players in Texas...."

Oct. 30, 2013 Sports Post by Joseph Baucum

Texas Is 'Big, Hot, Cheap and Right'
Erica Grieder's ode to the Lone Star State
"..."One of the fundamental truths about Texas is that, although the state is genuinely sui generis,..."

May 1, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Perry vs. Texas Teachers
Is the governor standing between educators and federal stimulus money?
"...diversion last year of federal stimulus cash aimed for schools has prompted Congress to pass a measure that would..."

Aug. 13, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Texas School Solution: More Guns, Less Money
Post-Sandy Hook bill would put teachers in firing line
"...Last session, Texas cut $5.4 billion out of public school funding. And..."

Dec. 26, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Charters, Turkish Coup?
Crackdown on Gülen movement comes to Texas
"...Charter schools have been blamed for many things, but never insurrection...."

July 20, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

No More For Schools
House rips out Howard amendment adding excess Rainy Day Funds
"...The Texas House of Representatives had one chance to add a..."

June 17, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fixes OK’d for AISD’s Low-rated schools
Four struggling schools to see new plans for improved performance
"...on Monday night to improve academic performance at four schools which received an "improvement required" – or "IR" –..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Calling All Queer-Supportive Nonprofits: Texas Pride Impact Funds Wants You!
TPIF support those supporting LGBTQ folks
"...The Texas Pride Impact Funds is now accepting proposals for their..."

April 12, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Alex Puente

Court Rules Texas School Finance Unconstitutional
Dietz says current system fails students, must be rebuilt
"...In a long-awaited turn for Texas education, Judge John Dietz today issued his final ruling..."

Aug. 28, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lesson for Texas Tech: Bobcats Bite Cougars
Texas State beats up on UH, sets sights on Red Raiders
"...Dear Texas Tech, The rules have changed. See you Saturday. Best,..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Rick Noriega's Speech to the Texas Democratic Convention
Blasts Cornyn, calls for end to Iraq War.
"...is the speech Rick Noriega just gave to the Texas Democratic Party Convention. (No, I didn't type it in..."

June 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Climate Strike at the Texas State Capitol
Students and supporters to “act on climate crisis”
"...Strike" – will gather at the Capitol “to urge Texas politicians to act on the climate crisis.”..."

Sept. 19, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Gun Control? In Texas?
Lawmakers consider Governor’s modest proposals to tackle gun violence in schools
"...County Probate Judge Guy Herman, on a subject where Texas has become excellent at doing nothing – reducing the..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Scott Quitting Texas Education Agency
Controversial schools commissioner to leave July 2
"...so today. Commissioner of Education Robert Scott – possibly Texas' most widely-known and controversial agency boss – is resigning..."

May 1, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas <3 Teachers (Allegedly)
File under "chutzpah"
"...This just in, and we quote: "The Texas House of Representatives takes pride in its public educators,..."

March 23, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Comparing Texas Charters and Non-Charters
"...About one in 80 public school students in Texas attends a charter school. The charters serve a higher-than-average..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature

Texas Education Agency on the Money
Budget cuts coming to state public schools. Sound familiar?
"...The Texas Education Agency will seek about $3.5 billion less in..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Schools of Scandal
Rep. Rose hopes reforms to state schools go deeper than a name change
"...Chishtys to sue DSS, DADS, and the State of Texas...."

May 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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