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"The school districts asked us for grace last year...I gave grace. Now I want some." Parents with high-risk children furious with lone maskless, in-person choice.
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Classroom Confessionals: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ‘is putting politics above the safety of our children’
San Antonio-area schools are preparing to reopen for the 2021-2022 academic year with face-to-face instruction amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Concerns over student and faculty safety are high and changes in health-guidance policies at federal, state and local levels are sometimes contradictory. The American Academy of Pediatrics, Centers for...
Texas StatePosted byABC13 Houston
With COVID still surging, parents are wondering what the classrooms are going to look like as kids get ready to start another school year.
Texas StatePosted byCBS19
Below are different events at which parents can pick up school supplies for students at little or no cost.
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The Charlotte ISD board of trustees were presented with the Spring 2021 STAAR test results during their July 14 meeting. On June 28, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released spring 2021 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results including mathematics and reading for grades 3-8, fourth and seventh grade writing, fifth and eighth grade science and social studies and high school end-of-course (EOC) exams in Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology and U.S. History.
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MARION – High school football workouts have officially begun in the state of Texas, and several area teams are already on the practice field despite some rough weather. KSAT 12′s Big Game Coverage begins with the Marion Bulldogs, who return 15 starters from a team that finished 3-3 in District 14-3A Division I and made the playoffs last season. A great senior class headlines this year’s Bulldogs squad, including quarterback Tanner Beakley who threw for nearly 1,800 yards and 17 touchdowns last season while rushing for 492 yards and 12 touchdowns.
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Kay Wijekumar is the Director at the Center for Urban Schools Partnerships and Principal Investigator for the KAT method at Texas A&M University. she developed the “Knowledge Acquisition Transformation Framework” otherwise known as KAT method to help students improve critical reading skills. “Many children struggle with...
Texas StatePosted byFront Office Sports
University presidents and athletic directors from the three remaining Texas Big 12 schools — Baylor, Texas Christian University, and Texas Tech — all participated at the Texas State Senate Monday. They spent hours airing grievances and asking for help to preserve the Big 12, their Power 5 status, and above...
Texas StatePosted by12NewsNow
Southeast Texas School Districts are trying to fill job vacancies before the first day of class.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT) is calling on Gov. Greg Abbott to reverse his orders and allow local school districts to set their protocols on mask use. Abbott’s May order prohibited government entities, including school districts, from mandating mask use. He again issued a...
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Judge Jeff Branick promised Beaumont ISD Superintendent Dr. Shannon Allen that he would share their concerns with state lawmakers while in Austin this week.
HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-8. State law exempts sales tax on qualified items for the sales tax holiday:. Clothing. Footwear. School supplies. Backpacks.
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Nearly $2 billion in federal pandemic aid is landing in the bank accounts of Dallas-area schools to help students recover from the pandemic. The money -- which state leaders announced this spring would flow to Texas schools -- has a few strings attached. Districts must spend it on addressing student needs.
Texas teachers say GOP’s new social studies law will hinder how an entire generation understands race, history and current events
When Texas teachers return to their public or open-enrollment charter school classrooms later this year, a new state law will restrict how they can discuss current events, encourage civic engagement and teach about America’s history of racism. Texas educators overwhelmingly denounce the new law, born from House Bill 3979 —...
Texas state Senator Lois Kolkhorst needled the University of Texas at Austin (UT) president about moving to the Southeastern Conference (SEC) from the Big 12 Conference and said "Maybe your fanbase would rather lose to Alabama than TCU," referring to Texas Christian University, the Associated Press reported. Kolkhorst's comments came...
Still in need of school supplies? Here's a roundup of deals and school supply drives for South Texas
As the summer vacation comes to an end and the school year begins there are still some last-minute deals for parents to save a little money as the first day of school comes near. Here's a round-up of local events to help the kiddos start the school year. Back to...
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P-U-F. Three simple letters that in Texas government-speak equate to billions of dollars. PUF stands for Permanent University Fund. The PUF was created in 1876. It's described by the University of Texas System as such: "The Permanent University Fund (PUF) is one of our state’s most unique, important, and enduring competitive advantages."
CENTRAL TEXAS (KXAN) — It’s just weeks before Central Texas schools return for their second year of pandemic-era classes and fall 2021 will bring no shortage of decisions for families to consider. It’s important to note that while Texas school districts aren’t able to require masking, many are encouraging both...