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.
Hispanics now comprise nearly 51 percent of the state's student body.
The main bill up for discussion was Dan Patrick’s SB 23, which would establish the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. It would allow certain organizations to award scholarships to pay educational expenses for eligible students in public elementary or secondary schools to attend private or parochial schools. To…
With a largely Protestant bias, according to examples culled by the Texas Freedom Network.
The governor rejected calls to revisit school finance issues during his Tuesday media blitz, but his critics say he also overstated current funding levels.
A tip of the hat to risk-taking, barrier-breaking, establishment-tweaking Texans.
Soft drinks in our public schools.
A report card on more than three thousand public elementary schools from Abernathy to Zavalla. Does yours make the grade? Plus: How Richardson’s Brentfield, Beaumont’s Pietzsch, and Mission’s Carl C. Waitz got to the head of the class.
Why good schools have clean bathrooms and principals who don’t wear high heels.
Head of the class.