A single, countywide district is not a good solution, but consolidating certain school districts makes sense, Robert Rivard writes in a commentary.
The district extends Rey Madrigal’s contract through 2021 in the wake of a preliminary state report that accuses him of violating the Texas Education Code.
Members of the Edgewood ISD governing board on Tuesday learned the two ways they can fill a board vacancy at Tuesday night’s board meeting.
Harlandale ISD said it disagrees with a preliminary report from the Texas Education Agency that recommends replacing the school board.
The report recommends TEA lower the accreditation of Harlandale ISD, install a conservator to help oversee the district’s governance, and appoint a board of managers in place of the elected board of trustees.
Allegations of inappropriate conduct with female students arose against ex-coach Ruben Calderon at three schools where he was previously employed.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath appointed CPS Energy Director of Community Programs Jesse Hernandez to the board of managers.
Disability rights advocates have dug up documents appearing to show Texas spent $41.6 million less on kids with disabilities in 2017 than the year before.
The two sides debated whether Texas’ decreased spending on children with disabilities years ago violated federal law.
On Wednesday, the two parties will argue their cases in front of the the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.