Two right-wing activists in the high-performing, highly diverse Katy Independent School District aim to unseat incumbents in Saturday’s election.
With clients including barbecue joints and the USDA, the welding program at Sam Champion High School is a template for vocational programs across the U.S.
After two years of hell, Texas teachers are burned-out, angry, tired—and sounding the alarm about public education.
The allegation isn’t true. But that isn’t stopping some politicians and right-wing activists from running with it.
I’ve been the target of censorship and vicious harassment, but my greatest worry is what this trend means for young people who rely on school libraries.
I grew up in Southlake and was mostly blind to the racism all around me. The NBC series changed my perspective.
A loud minority of parents is making life miserable for Texas school officials—and shouting down the kids who speak in favor of lessons about the history and persistence of racial discrimination.
With taxpayer money now committed to the project, alongside private pledges, the oil billionaire’s push to create a conservative think tank on the Austin campus nears the goal line.
School board meetings in Texas's most Republican large county have devolved into shouting matches about curriculum, leaving many teachers worried about the academic year ahead.
Charles Butt’s Holdsworth Center offers leadership training—and much-needed respect—for superintendents, principals, and teachers at Texas public schools.
As the academic year ends, a rookie teacher looks back at his struggle to keep himself and his students afloat with nothing but a Zoom connection between them.
For rural families who lack reliable, high-speed internet, Zoom-style instruction is a luxury.
In interviews with dozens of football coaches, athletic department officials, university administrators, and current and former Longhorn players, we found that the athletes were largely left to navigate the turmoil by themselves.
Texas Monthly has learned that the report, to be released Tuesday morning, attempts to offer a nuanced history of the school’s alma mater, which some have criticized for its origins in a minstrel show.
Watch the video to follow Bobby Richardson and others as they deliver food, and support, to the families along their routes.
“You See So Much in Our Field You Wouldn’t Believe”: San Antonio School Bus Drivers Have Become Relief Workers
Food insecurity has soared during the pandemic, but Alamo City bus drivers came up with a solution: get food to the hungry.
How Texas grandfamilies navigated the school reopening process during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shedding Lee High’s offensive legacy may leave less money and public support to address issues of educational equity.
Stuttering is finally in the spotlight, thanks to Joe Biden’s campaign and the announcement of a groundbreaking new University of Texas research center. But it’s always been part of my life.
In the spring, racial-justice activism flourished on the affluent campus. Now, as the fall semester kicks off, Black students and alumni are hoping to see change.
Some fear COVID-19 itself. Others are disappointed by plans for both in-person and virtual learning.
Almost 2 million Texas children don’t have access to a computer or internet at home, according to a TEA report.
Texas A&M epidemiologist Dr. Rebecca Fischer on the critical systems being put in place to maximize safety in an uncertain time.
Camp Pine Cove adopted a number of safety precautions to prevent the coronavirus’s spread. It still came.
As Texas schools look to reopen this fall, I am unsure how to keep myself and the children I look after safe.
The message arrives at a time when anxious Houston teachers are deciding whether to return to classrooms as COVID-19 surges.
Student athletes wrote a letter urging officials to change the tune, which was first performed in a minstrel show.
Recommendations from the creators of Texas’s new African American Studies elective.
Students have found themselves celebrating milestones like prom, graduation, and Eagle Scout ceremonies virtually because of the pandemic.
Fish tacos, a hip-hop ‘Pomp and Circumstance,' and a fake diploma: throwing a safe backyard party was a welcome, memorable diversion.
After Their Semester Was Cut Short, a University of Texas Class Worked to Stage a Shakespeare Production Over Zoom
Students in the beloved Shakespeare at Winedale course got creative with online theater, overcoming grainy visuals and bad Wi-Fi.
The kids are alright, but they’re getting a little bored.
College students who have remained on campus for financial reasons have seen their friends leave and funds dry up.
In 1978, an eighth grader killed his teacher. After 20 months in a psychiatric facility, he was freed. His classmates still wonder: What really happened?
The initiative follows on the heels of last summer’s announcement that the university will cover tuition for some students.
The West Texas border town of Presidio is one of the poorest places in the state. So why does it have one of the best high school rocketry clubs in the country?
We watched a host of graduation speeches from the state’s hundreds of universities, and these are the ones we found most inspiring.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the UT media scholar and ‘Don’t Knock the Hustle’ author outlines how millennials are defying stereotypes and creating a “new innovation economy.”
Diana Natalicio has collected a few hundred UTEP tops over the decades—and has something to say about each of them.
The richest black man in America made a big announcement during his commencement speech to the graduating class of 2019.
On Monday, the Senate passed a proposal to add four more writing tests and tie school funding directly to third-grade test results.
UT Chancellor James B. Milliken: “Higher Education Is More Important Now Than It’s Ever Been in the History of the World”
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, Milliken discusses the future of higher education, the recent college admissions scandal, and the possibility of a football game against A&M.
No shower caps, bonnets, Do-rags, or saggy pants? The principal’s dress code for parents is about more than just school-appropriate attire.
On The National Podcast of Texas, the university president talks college debt, diversity, the importance of science, and the strategy behind Jimbo Fisher’s salary.
An op-ed from the San Antonio senator and member of the Texas Senate Committee on Higher Education.
The new rule uses geofencing technology to force vehicles on the college campus to slow down.
Eight different readability formulas showed the test's reading portions are at a higher level of difficulty than appropriate for the grades they’re assessing.
The University of Texas at Austin’s men’s tennis coach was among those accused of accepting bribes in a massive federal probe.
Where’s the money?