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Channel NewsAsia
US network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek helpcase – the Turkish government’s post-coup accusations against a large school ch
US network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek help
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
case – the Turkish government’s post-coup accusations against a large school chain have prompted renewed scrutiny. The Texas Education Agency said in late July they were reviewing a complaint filed by the Turkish government’s legal team of... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek helpcase – the Turkish government’s post-coup accusations against a large school ch
U.S. network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek help
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
case – the Turkish government’s post-coup accusations against a large school chain have prompted renewed scrutiny. The Texas Education Agency said in late July they were reviewing a complaint filed by the Turkish government’s legal team of... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
New law boosts Texas graduation rateswho benefited from the new rules were those learning English, said Penny Schwin
New law boosts Texas graduation rates
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 hours ago
who benefited from the new rules were those learning English, said Penny Schwinn, deputy commissioner of academics at the Texas Education Agency. Graduation rates for those students improved by 10 percentage points or more. Educators said SB 149... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Family’s fight for services not rareas school districts across the state try to hit an arbitrary special education
Family’s fight for services not rare
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
as school districts across the state try to hit an arbitrary special education enrollment target set to cut costs by the Texas Education Agency in 2004. Ever since the state set its 8.5 percent goal, special education enrollment numbers have... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Low enrollment causing Brookesmith ISD to look into restructuringthis one is closing and a new one will take over,” Allgood said. The Brookesmi
Low enrollment causing Brookesmith ISD to look into restructuring
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
this one is closing and a new one will take over,” Allgood said. The Brookesmith ISD decision has nothing to do with the Texas Education Agency sanctions they were placed under in 2015, according to the superintendent. Birdwell said the issues... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Friday Night Lights returns to South Texas high school after 5 year waitis that in 2016 in Premont the financial Hail Mary, appears to have actually wo
Friday Night Lights returns to South Texas high school after 5 year wait
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
is that in 2016 in Premont the financial Hail Mary, appears to have actually worked. The district, in cooperation with the Texas Education Agency, agreed on a variety of steps to keep Premont ISD open. Singleton says the district is now financially... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Thursday Night Lights returns to South Texas high school after 5 year waitis that in 2016 in Premont the financial Hail Mary, appears to have actually wo
Thursday Night Lights returns to South Texas high school after 5 year wait
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
is that in 2016 in Premont the financial Hail Mary, appears to have actually worked. The district, in cooperation with the Texas Education Agency, agreed on a variety of steps to keep Premont ISD open. Singleton says the district is now financially... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Coppell ISD Sued Over Lack of Asian-Americans on School BoardAsian students in the Coppell Independent School District than any other ethnic
Coppell ISD Sued Over Lack of Asian-Americans on School Board
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
Asian students in the Coppell Independent School District than any other ethnic group. New enrollment numbers from the Texas Education Agency show 11,881 attend students in Coppell schools, including 4,839 Asians – or 41 percent. But some... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Brookesmith ISD Responds to Rumors of School Closinginformation on the situation within the next month. These changes don't seem t
Brookesmith ISD Responds to Rumors of School Closing
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
information on the situation within the next month. These changes don't seem to be related to an incident in involving the Texas Education Agency in 2015. The TEA ordered Brookesmith ISD to close at the end of the 2015 school year due to poor... Read more
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11 News Houston
Inappropriate teacher-student relations at all-time high in TexasSAN ANTONIO - The Texas Education Agency said inappropriate relationships betwe
Inappropriate teacher-student relations at all-time high in Texas
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Education Agency said inappropriate relationships between teachers and students in Texas are the highest since they've began recording it. From last September through the end of August, the TEA has conducted 222... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Coppell ISD sued over lack of Asian-American representation on school boardsurpassed 41 percent this year, making it the largest ethnic population enrolle
Coppell ISD sued over lack of Asian-American representation on school board
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
surpassed 41 percent this year, making it the largest ethnic population enrolled in Coppell schools, according to the Texas Education Agency. Whites make up about 38 percent of the approximately 12,000-student population, while Hispanics make... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Inappropriate teacher-student relations at all-time high in TexasSAN ANTONIO - The Texas Education Agency said inappropriate relationships betwe
Inappropriate teacher-student relations at all-time high in Texas
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Education Agency said inappropriate relationships between teachers and students in Texas are the highest since they've began recording it. From last September through the end of August, the TEA has conducted 222... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
American-Statesman: Cases of improper teacher-student relationships hit 8-year highrelationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year. Th
American-Statesman: Cases of improper teacher-student relationships hit 8-year high
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
relationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Number Of Teacher/Student Sexual Relationships Increasing In TexasTEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The number of sexual relationships between teachers and st
Number Of Teacher/Student Sexual Relationships Increasing In Texas
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The number of sexual relationships between teachers and students continues to rise in Texas and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is, in part, blaming social media. The numbers are skyrocketing in the Lone Star State. The... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th year in Texasrelationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year. Th
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th year in Texas
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
relationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Reports of improper teacher-student relationships in Texas hit 8-year highrelationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year. Th
Reports of improper teacher-student relationships in Texas hit 8-year high
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
relationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th yearhave increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th year
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman (http://atxne.ws/2cIsw6i) reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th yearhave increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th year
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman (http://atxne.ws/2cIsw6i) reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th yearhave increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th year
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman (http://atxne.ws/2cIsw6i) reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th yearhave increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman
Reports of improper teacher relationships up for 8th year
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
have increased for the eighth consecutive year. The Austin American-Statesman (http://atxne.ws/2cIsw6i) reports the Texas Education Agency opened investigations on 222 teachers in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, an 80 percent increase... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
TEA to get multimillion dollar grant to expand Pre-K programsAUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission announced it will award the Texas Educa
TEA to get multimillion dollar grant to expand Pre-K programs
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
AUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission announced it will award the Texas Education Agency $7.8 million in Child Care and Development Funds to expand quality pre-kindergarten programs in the state. Through the Pre-kindergarten Partnership grant,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston schools that landed the state's top distinctionHundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights after the
Houston schools that landed the state's top distinction
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights after the Texas Education Agency released the 2016 list of the best performing campuses in the state. Each year, the TEA compiles a list of schools that aced the agency's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston schools that landed the state's top distinctionHundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights after the
Houston schools that landed the state's top distinction
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights after the Texas Education Agency released the 2016 list of the best performing campuses in the state. Each year, the TEA compiles a list of schools that aced the agency's... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
SAISD board OKs campus police pay raisereceives special education services in a self-contained or other special educat
SAISD board OKs campus police pay raise
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
receives special education services in a self-contained or other special education setting is enrolled, according to the Texas Education Agency. The item has been placed for consent approval for Monday. The board also gave the San Angelo's... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
TEA: Port Aransas ISD volunteer is ‘hero for children’PHOTO Port Aransas ISD volunteer Cynthia Christenson was one of 15 in the state
TEA: Port Aransas ISD volunteer is ‘hero for children’
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 days ago
PHOTO Port Aransas ISD volunteer Cynthia Christenson was one of 15 in the state chosen to be recognized for her service, a Texas Education Agency news release states. Port Aransas ISD volunteer Cynthia Christenson was one of 15 in the state to be... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Straus: 'Students who need special education should not be kept out of it'AUSTIN – House Speaker Joe Straus said Thursday he would work with the Texas Ed
Straus: 'Students who need special education should not be kept out of it'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN – House Speaker Joe Straus said Thursday he would work with the Texas Education Agency to address concerns about a monitoring system that has led school districts to keep thousands of children with disabilities out of special... Read more
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11 News Houston
School districts face uncertainty over camera law for special needs classroomsfor a video camera to be installed specifically in their child’s special-educat
School districts face uncertainty over camera law for special needs classrooms
11 News Houston / Posted 10 days ago
for a video camera to be installed specifically in their child’s special-education classroom, Paxton wrote in a letter to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath on Tuesday. But the way the law is written, it actually requires entire... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Straus: 'Students who need special education should not be kept out of it'AUSTIN – House Speaker Joe Straus said Thursday he would work with the Texas Ed
Straus: 'Students who need special education should not be kept out of it'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
AUSTIN – House Speaker Joe Straus said Thursday he would work with the Texas Education Agency to address concerns about a monitoring system that has led school districts to keep thousands of children with disabilities out of special... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
School districts face uncertainty over camera law for special needs classroomsfor a video camera to be installed specifically in their child’s special-educat
School districts face uncertainty over camera law for special needs classrooms
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
for a video camera to be installed specifically in their child’s special-education classroom, Paxton wrote in a letter to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath on Tuesday. But the way the law is written, it actually requires entire... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Hirschi, Rider, Jefferson earn multiple state distinctionsrecognized for English/language arts, math, student progress, closing performan
Hirschi, Rider, Jefferson earn multiple state distinctions
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 10 days ago
recognized for English/language arts, math, student progress, closing performance gaps and post-secondary readiness. The Texas Education Agency on Wednesday released its list of distinction designations, which is one portion of the state's... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Texas Education Agency shows 400 school campuses achieve academic distinctionsearned all “distinction designations” applicable to their individual school bas
Texas Education Agency shows 400 school campuses achieve academic distinctions
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 11 days ago
earned all “distinction designations” applicable to their individual school based on a variety of academic standards, the Texas Education Agency said Wednesday. Among those earning the distinction were campuses in Corpus Christi, El Paso, Abilene... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
School officials concerned by Twitter 'Fight Club' showcasing student brawls in TexasSanta Fe ISD spokeswoman, says there is still no evidence that the page is lead
School officials concerned by Twitter 'Fight Club' showcasing student brawls in Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Santa Fe ISD spokeswoman, says there is still no evidence that the page is leading to more school fights. According to the Texas Education Agency, the school district reported 43 fights during the 2014-2015 school year. "Staff, including our Santa... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Teaching Truthinesson the nation's founding. By October, the publisher is expected to respond to
Teaching Truthiness
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
on the nation's founding. By October, the publisher is expected to respond to recommendations for changes, and the Texas Education Agency will identify all the errors the publisher is required to correct. The board will decide whether or... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Students in school services decreasereporters found the state’s 8.5 percent enrollment — the lowest in the country
Students in school services decrease
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
reporters found the state’s 8.5 percent enrollment — the lowest in the country — mirrors an enrollment target set by the Texas Education Agency in 2004. School districts above that target could lose points on performance evaluations, resulting... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Texas Education Agency shows 400 school campuses achieve academic distinctionsearned all "distinction designations" applicable to their individual school bas
Texas Education Agency shows 400 school campuses achieve academic distinctions
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 days ago
earned all "distinction designations" applicable to their individual school based on a variety of academic standards, the Texas Education Agency said Wednesday. Among those earning the distinction were campuses in San Angelo, Abilene, Corpus... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
School officials concerned by Twitter 'Fight Club' showcase student brawls in TexasSanta Fe ISD spokeswoman, says there is still no evidence that the page is lead
School officials concerned by Twitter 'Fight Club' showcase student brawls in Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Santa Fe ISD spokeswoman, says there is still no evidence that the page is leading to more school fights. According to the Texas Education Agency, the school district reported 43 fights during the 2014-2015 school year. "Staff, including our Santa... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Texas to review special education access following reportmeet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools r
Texas to review special education access following report
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 days ago
meet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools reduced access to special education after the Texas Education Agency quietly set a benchmark of 8.5 percent for the services in 2004. Teachers and administrators told the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas to review special education access following reportmeet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools r
Texas to review special education access following report
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 11 days ago
meet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools reduced access to special education after the Texas Education Agency quietly set a benchmark of 8.5 percent for the services in 2004. Teachers and administrators told the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas to review special education access following reportmeet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools r
Texas to review special education access following report
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
meet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools reduced access to special education after the Texas Education Agency quietly set a benchmark of 8.5 percent for the services in 2004. Teachers and administrators told the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas to review special education access following reportmeet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools r
Texas to review special education access following report
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
meet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools reduced access to special education after the Texas Education Agency quietly set a benchmark of 8.5 percent for the services in 2004. Teachers and administrators told the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas to review special education access following reportmeet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools r
Texas to review special education access following report
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 days ago
meet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools reduced access to special education after the Texas Education Agency quietly set a benchmark of 8.5 percent for the services in 2004. Teachers and administrators told the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas to review special education access following reportmeet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools r
Texas to review special education access following report
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
meet state benchmarks. The Houston Chronicle reported this week that schools reduced access to special education after the Texas Education Agency quietly set a benchmark of 8.5 percent for the services in 2004. Teachers and administrators told the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas House leaders move to boost school funds; Senate eyes vouchersin Dallas, Fort Worth and other big cities would be eligible. Smaller districts
Texas House leaders move to boost school funds; Senate eyes vouchers
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
in Dallas, Fort Worth and other big cities would be eligible. Smaller districts could, however, opt into the program with voter approval. Follow Terrence Stutz on Twitter at @t_stutz. SOURCES: Texas Education Agency; Legislative B... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
1 in 17 Texas schools earned top marks from the state — see if yours made the listMore than 400 public schools in Texas earned the highest academic marks possibl
1 in 17 Texas schools earned top marks from the state — see if yours made the list
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
More than 400 public schools in Texas earned the highest academic marks possible this year, the Texas Education Agency announced Wednesday. Those schools earned gold stars — the state calls them "distinctions" — in every possible category, based... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Sloppy writing in special-ed camera bill could cost school districts millions, AG Paxton warnssafety of special-education students was written far too broadly and would need
Sloppy writing in special-ed camera bill could cost school districts millions, AG Paxton warns
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
safety of special-education students was written far too broadly and would need to be fixed in 2017. In an opinion sent to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath, Paxton acknowledged that lawmakers thought the law would allow parents to... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas Education Agency shows 400 school campuses achieve academic distinctionsearned all "distinction designations" applicable to their individual school bas
Texas Education Agency shows 400 school campuses achieve academic distinctions
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 11 days ago
earned all "distinction designations" applicable to their individual school based on a variety of academic standards, the Texas Education Agency said Wednesday. Among those earning the distinction were campuses in Corpus Christi, El Paso, Abilene... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Legislature to Blame for Mexican-American Studies Textbook Ed Board Members Say - Legislature to Blame for Mexican-American Studies Textbook Ed Board Members Say by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Sept. 13 2016 Editor's note: This story has been up...people who signed up to address the board Tuesday indicated support for the tex
Legislature to Blame for Mexican-American Studies Textbook Ed Board Members Say - Legislature to Blame for Mexican-American Studies Textbook Ed Board Members Say by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Sept. 13 2016 Editor's note: This story has been up...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
people who signed up to address the board Tuesday indicated support for the textbook, according to a list provided by the Texas Education Agency. Next month, the agency will announce errors in the text the publisher is required to correct before... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Three Local School Districts Receive TEA DesignationPlains ISD, and Haskell ISD were among twenty-four districts to receive a "post
Three Local School Districts Receive TEA Designation
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
Plains ISD, and Haskell ISD were among twenty-four districts to receive a "postsecondary readiness distinction" from the Texas Education Agency in 2016. A press release from the TEA says this distinction, "takes into account factors such as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas SBOE vice chair: Mexican-American textbook ‘dead on arrival’to opine on the book, hundreds of people ranging from lawmakers, professors, ac
Texas SBOE vice chair: Mexican-American textbook ‘dead on arrival’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
to opine on the book, hundreds of people ranging from lawmakers, professors, activists and students gathered outside the Texas Education Agency building in downtown Austin Tuesday to rally against the textbook they said should be rejected on... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Legislature To Blame For Mexican-American Studies Textbook, Ed Board Members Saypeople who signed up to address the board Tuesday indicated support for the tex
Legislature To Blame For Mexican-American Studies Textbook, Ed Board Members Say
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
people who signed up to address the board Tuesday indicated support for the textbook, according to a list provided by the Texas Education Agency. Next month, the agency will announce errors in the text the publisher is required to correct before... Read more
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