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The Austin American-Statesman reports that now, as an assistant superintendent in the Pflugerville school district, Jones is hoping a new pilot ... Both the Pflugerville and Austin school districts are forming partnerships with Teach For America -- a national program that has sent thousands of ... Texas
Inside Texas Politics began with the upcoming National Rifle Association convention to be held May 4-6 in Dallas. ... Former Texas Governor Rick Perry originally wanted to lead the Veterans Administration in the Trump administration. Instead ... Dallas ISD is the third largest school district in Texas. Politics

Two rural school districts in the area are preparing to join 172 other districts in Texas in allowing certain employees to conceal carry firearms on campus, ... Mart Independent School District trustees are considering a policy that would allow the superintendent to appoint specific district employees and ...
School administrators placed a school resource officer on leave after a video of the officer pushing a student into a wall was shared on Facebook. A 30-second video capturing a portion of the incident was posted on Facebook on Thursday, the same day the incident occurred inside a classroom ...
Texas art teacher Stacy Bailey, who was suspended last September after she showed students a photo of her "future wife," had her teaching contract renewed Tuesday night by the Mansfield Independent School District (MISD). But it's still unknown when Bailey will return to teaching, and if she'll ...
That includes funding for districts that accepted students displaced by wildfires in California, as well as hurricanes in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Texas. Last week the U.S. Department of Education announced the application process for federal grants to assist affected schools. The money ...

MARION -- Quintin Shepherd, the superintendent of Linn-Mar school district, is leaving for a superintendent position in Victoria, Texas. The Linn-Mar district announced Shepherd's departure Wednesday. "Linn-Mar is sad to learn and share the news of Dr. Shepherd's departure yet grateful to him for ...
Webb says the Texas Education Agency, or TEA, has two options now. "They can either come in and close these schools, or they can take over the entire school district by appointing a board of managers that will essentially replace the elected school board," Webb says. "They also have another option ...
Michael Fripp of Carrollton asks: "How are school districts decided? How can you live in the city of Dallas, the county of Denton, but be in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch school district?" His question was submitted as part of our Curious Texas project, which invites readers of The Dallas Morning News ...
Hispanic superintendents are underrepresented in Texas public schools, despite Hispanic students representing the majority of students in the state. ... Martha Salazar-Zamora is the sole Hispanic superintendent among 55 school district leaders in the Greater Houston area, where 51 percent of students ...
Six families from across the state sued the Texas Education Agency and its commissioner, Mike Morath, two years ago to have the results of the 2016 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness destroyed and to bar them from being used to penalize students and school districts for failing scores.
Preschoolers among students required to carry clear backpacks in Texas school district. March 29, 2018 - 3:09 ... The announcement was made in a three-page safety and security letter dated March 26, from the Ennis Independent School District in Texas, addressed to parents and guardians. The letter was ...
GettyImages-633821144 People hold signs and flags at a rally in front of the Stonewall Inn in solidarity with immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees, and the LGBT community on February 4, 2017 in New York. Mansfield Independent School District in Texas said art teacher Stacy Bailey spoke to elementary ...
Texas A&M University professor Lori Taylor has a reputation for being fiscally conservative when it comes to school finance. When Texas school districts sued the state for underfunding public schools last decade, Taylor took the stand as an expert witness for Texas and said schools didn't need much more ...
Butler County, Ohio, is also considering arming its teachers, as Harrold Independent School District does in Texas. (Hamilton Journal-News). Updated: ... So, at the Harrold Independent School District near the Texas-Oklahoma border, we decided to something about it. We allowed certain faculty and staff to ...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Texas' largest school district on Wednesday backed off a plan to have a charter school operator take over 10 low-performing campuses following a contentious school board meeting during which two people were arrested, including one woman who was dragged away by officers.
The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a program to benefit graduate students seeking real-world ... of 14 teacher fellows a year, Duhon said the program has seen approximately 432 graduates in its 24-year operation in other independent school districts.

Weatherford school district leaders are studying ways to keep campuses safer, including whether to allow staffers to carry concealed handguns. "Providing a safe environment for our students and staff is our first priority," Superintendent Jeffrey Hanks said. At a March 20 town hall at Weatherford High School ...
The filing period for the May 5 city and school board election ended Friday with a mayor's race developing in the City of Brownwood, as well a race for the Brownwood City Council Ward 1 seat. Mayor Stephen Haynes, who filed for re-election, faces a challenge from former 3M plant manager Mike Tittle.
Officials in two school districts in Texas believe they have a deterrent for incidents like this week's shooting at Parkland High School in Florida. Selected employees are allowed to carry guns on campus, WFAA reported. The Argyle Independent School District implemented the rule in 2014, and the Keene ...
Officials in two school districts in Texas believe they have a deterrent for incidents like this week's shooting at Parkland High School in Florida. Selected ... The Argyle Independent School District implemented the rule in 2014, and the Keene Independent School District followed suit the following year.
(KFDX) – Two school districts in Texas have been allowing members of their staffs to carry concealed weapons for years, in hopes of protecting students. Faculty members are selected by the school board and trained beyond just receiving a Concealed Carry License. Those teacher's names and the ...
These are the San Antonio-area school districts closed for Presidents Day. By Chris Quinn, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News. Updated 10:21 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018. Alamo Heights Independent School District —Closed for students; Open for staff development Photo: Boerne Independent School District ...
Broadly, the group's February 2017 report states that in 2015-16, about eight in 10 Texas school districts taught abstinence alone “or nothing at all when it comes to sex education.” Abstinence-plus programs, which include information on contraceptives, showed up in nearly 17 percent of districts.
Redwater, TX - The Redwater Independent School District will be placing all schools on lockdown Friday, February 16th. Officials will be working with the Bowie County Sheriff's Office to investigate a possible threat of a gunman. Even if the threat is proven not to be valid, they'll still be locking all exterior ...
WICHITA FALLS - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a formal warning to three school districts, including Holliday Independent School District to stop posting political messages on its Twitter page, and to remove them. The Attorney General's Office says the posts advocate for or against certain ...
CLAUDE, TX (KFDA) -. Claude Independent School District has several staff members that carry concealed weapons on school grounds. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android. A sign in front of Claude ISD campuses shows that the district has multiple staff members who carry ...
CALDWELL, Texas - A Texas teacher, who is the wife of the Caldwell school district athletic director, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old male student. Jamie Goforth, 37, turned herself in to the Burleson County's Sheriff's Office on Sunday, according to KBTX-TV.
For many Texas school districts the flu season is a serious concern. At least a dozen schools across the state have opted to close their doors for days because of the high numbers of sick students and teachers. Marvin Beaty, the superintendent of Bonham ISD, says the district had to shut down for a week in ...
“The electioneering of these school districts is unacceptable and a poor example of the civic responsibility, integrity, and honesty that Texas educators should model for our students.” Paxton's letters emphasize that while school districts may promote civic engagement and register students to vote, they are ...
For many Texas school districts the flu season is a serious concern – this year in particular. At least a dozen schools across the state have opted to close their doors for days because of the high numbers of sick students and teachers. Marvin Beaty, the Superintendent of Bonham ISD, says the district had to ...
Paxton's letters to the school districts included screenshots of tweets from school district officials. One showed Brazosport Superintendent Danny Massey tweeting his support of Scott Milder, who is running against Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in the Republican primary. Milder, co-founder of Friends of Texas Public ...
The Texas Education Agency released a preliminary plan for reforming special education Thursday. In the plan, the TEA addresses federal concerns about Texas' failure to serve students with disabilities, in part by proposing to hire state-level teams to support school districts in improving conditions for ...
Some Texas school districts have canceled classes because of high numbers of students and staff experiencing illnesses including the flu. Gunter Independent School District, located north of Dallas, announced Wednesday that it would close beginning Thursday after about 30 percent of its students were ...
The past two days of inclement winter weather have caused many school districts in the Houston area to cancel school through Wednesday. However some districts have announced they will be back in session and operating normally for Thursday. Houston ISD, Katy ISD and Tomball ISD specifically have ...
Schools in Oklahoma, Texas Close Due to Flu Outbreak. At least six school districts in Oklahoma and one in Texas are closed or closed for at least a day because of a flu outbreak. Jan. 17, 2018, at 1:44 ... The Bonham Independent School District in Texas is also closed until next week. The Oklahoma State ...
After closing for two days because of weather conditions and icy roads in Southeast Texas, at least two school districts are now dealing with water issues that could impede a return to normal operations Thursday. Hamshire-Fannett ISD announced on its Facebook page Thursday morning that the high ...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an official, nonbinding opinion Wednesday saying school districts cannot provide transportation to get ... we question whether providing transportation for employees to and from polling places serves a public purpose of the school district," the opinion reads.
BONHAM, Texas — A school district in North Texas is closing for a week due to a high number of flu cases. Bonham ISD officials said they are cancelling classes between Jan. 17 and Jan. 23 and will resume classes Jan. 24. In a statement posted on the Bonham ISD website, the district says “as the number ...
"Nico was a very lively, vibrant, spirited kid," Bryan Luizzi, superintendent of the New Canaan Public School District, told ABC News. At Loma Linda Medical Center in San Bernardino Count, California, the medical staff has erected a triage tent outside the emergency room to handle the influx of flu patients.
GUNTER, Texas (KXAN) — A small school district in North Texas is shutting down for an entire week due to a widespread flu outbreak. The Gunter Independent School District, which operates three schools north of Dallas, says 150 students were absent on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning, the district had ...
Spokespeople for other local school districts said they are monitoring the weather and would alert parents to any delays or school closings through phone calls or local media reports. Colleges closed/ closing early Tuesday, Jan. 16: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston: The school will ...
“In 2009, the state experienced an outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus. At the end of that school year, we had 33 school districts that applied for low attendance waivers and 98 districts that applied for missed instructional day waivers. We did have school districts that on average were closed three to five days due ...
Texas A&M University, Blinn College, and the Bryan, College Station, Snook and Navasota school districts will be closed Tuesday, officials announced Monday ... Texas A&M sent out a Code Maroon alert at around 5 p.m. to announce that university offices will be closed and that classes are cancelled.
CENTER, Texas - An East Texas school district is canceling classes at all schools on Wednesday and Thursday due to a case of viral meningitis and the flu. On Tuesday Center Independent School District Superintendent James Hockenberry confirmed a case of viral meningitis at the FLM campus and will ...
CENTER, Texas (KTAL) — An East Texas school district is canceling classes at all schools on Wednesday and Thursday due to a case of viral meningitis and the flu. On Tuesday, Center Independent School District Superintendent James Hockenberry confirmed a case of viral meningitis at the FLM campus ...
We reached out to the school districts in El Paso and Las Cruces and the district's we heard back from said changes to the school day are not expected but if that changes, parents will be notified at the earliest time possible. Parents and students are encouraged to monitor the districts' social media accounts ...
The reasons for the report to the police are serious and were legally required of the individual making the report, but those reasons cannot be revealed by the school district without compromising student/family/employee confidentiality laws. - While we understand the police department may have referred ...
Some elected officials and members of the Denton community are raising issues about how the renaming was discussed. The Texas Monitor has found that other school districts have dealt with renaming Confederate schools with far more openness. For example, the Dallas Independent School District, ...
A Texas school district is letting kids be kids. It's testing out recess four times a day. (KTRK). KTRK. Thursday, December 07, 2017 03:59AM. LITTLE ELM, Texas (KTRK) --. A north Texas school district is letting kids be kids. Little Elm ISD, in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is the first in the nation to test giving children recess four ...


 

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