Houston ISD’s superintendent earned $345,000 for the 2017-18 school year; Bexar County’s 15 superintendents earned nearly $3.5 million, Robert Rivard writes in a commentary.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath appointed CPS Energy Director of Community Programs Jesse Hernandez to the board of managers.
Members of the board voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept Romero’s resignation, effective immediately.
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.