An early projection has Texas decreasing state funding to public education, and largely using local taxes to fill the gap.
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, two teacher groups argue Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath exceeded his authority and weakened protections for public school employees.
Military school districts serve populations with lower levels of poverty, which some have said make it easier for the districts to achieve at high levels.
Educators have called the system an oversimplification of a complex grading rubric and characterized it as relying too heavily on STAAR results.
The Texas Education Agency released its ratings for all districts and campuses Wednesday following an overhaul of the state accountability system.
Parents should know how well our schools are performing so they can better support their children.
The most noticeable change in the TEA’s evaluation of schools is that for the first time districts will receive a letter grade from A to F.
Head of School Ambika Dani told the Rivard Report her campus plans to open in Fall 2019 as an elementary school.
The business and education communities in Texas are deeply intertwined, and Commissioner of Education Mike Morath is a telling example of that link.
Around 40,000 Texas students taking STAAR exams online on Tuesday experienced a computer glitch that interrupted their exams.