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Valley Central
Texas schools still hurting from 2011 budget cuts, data showIn a packed Austin courtroom in 2012, the state's lawyers sought to convince a
Texas schools still hurting from 2011 budget cuts, data show
Valley Central / Posted 3 days ago
In a packed Austin courtroom in 2012, the state's lawyers sought to convince a judge that if Texas schools spent their money wisely, they needn't suffer greatly from a $5.4-billion cut to public schools passed by the Legislature. Surely, an assistant... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
2011 Budget Cuts Still Hamper Schools Data Shows - 2011 Budget Cuts Still Hamper Schools Data Shows by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 31 2015 In a packed Austin courtroom in 2012 the state's lawyers sought to convince a judge that if Texas sc...In a packed Austin courtroom in 2012, the state's lawyers sought to convince a
2011 Budget Cuts Still Hamper Schools Data Shows - 2011 Budget Cuts Still Hamper Schools Data Shows by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 31 2015 In a packed Austin courtroom in 2012 the state's lawyers sought to convince a judge that if Texas sc...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
In a packed Austin courtroom in 2012, the state's lawyers sought to convince a judge that if Texas schools spent their money wisely, they needn't suffer greatly from a $5.4-billion cut to public schools passed by the Legislature. Surely, an assistant... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesThe head of a key Texas business group criticized the state's high school gradu
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
The head of a key Texas business group criticized the state's high school graduation rate as inflated and unsound, questioning a statistic that is a point of pride for state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Critics Scrutinize Texas' Unusual Dropout RatesThe head of a key Texas business group criticized the state's high school gradu
Critics Scrutinize Texas' Unusual Dropout Rates
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
The head of a key Texas business group criticized the state's high school graduation rate as inflated and unsound, questioning a statistic that is a point of pride for state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The... Read more
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Valley Central
Texas business group head questions state high school graduation ratesAUSTIN, TEXAS (AP) -- The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tr
Texas business group head questions state high school graduation rates
Valley Central / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, TEXAS (AP) -- The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News that... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tru
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tru
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tru
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tru
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tru
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Texas Business Group Head Questions School Graduation RatesAUSTIN, Texas - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust t
Texas Business Group Head Questions School Graduation Rates
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News that public... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas business group head questions school graduation ratesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't tru
Texas business group head questions school graduation rates
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
New Texas Law Requires Cameras in Special-Ed ClassroomsAccording to a new Texas law effective September 1, public school districts acr
New Texas Law Requires Cameras in Special-Ed Classrooms
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
According to a new Texas law effective September 1, public school districts across the state will be required to install cameras in special education classrooms if a parent, school board trustee or staff member requests it. “I am overjoyed by this... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Study Finds Childhood Obesity Program FailedA four-year, $37 million state program to improve physical education at high-po
Study Finds Childhood Obesity Program Failed
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
A four-year, $37 million state program to improve physical education at high-poverty middle schools failed to reduce obesity rates, according to a study by the University of Texas at Austin. The program, Texas Fitness Now, primarily gave money to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
TX Schools Debut History Textbooks, Critics Say "Blatantly Distort History"The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) approved 316 new instructional materi
TX Schools Debut History Textbooks, Critics Say "Blatantly Distort History"
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) approved 316 new instructional material products that public schools across the state will debut this fall, including 89 social studies products, 55 high school math products and 172 fine arts products. “Of... Read more

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