School Closings And Delays In Houston
Officials: Keep Schools Open Despite Ebola ScareTexas Health Commissioner David Lakey urges that children who live with a person being monitored for Ebola should not be excluded from school.
5 Students fall Ill after Eating Unknown Substance At School A school official says five students at a middle school southwest of Houston were airlifted to a hospital when they became ill after ingesting an unknown substance.
Activist Groups Call On Perry To Ban Officers From Using Tasers On StudentsActivist groups are calling for Texas to ban security officers using Tasers on students.
'Duck Dynasty' Star: Show Is Encouraging Formation Of Prayer Clubs In SchoolsAccording to "Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson, her family's hit A&E show has helped bring Americans of all ages back to Christianity.
School District Closes Schools Over Water Bill Dispute With TownSchools are closed in a small South Texas town after a dispute over a water bill between the city and school district shut off the taps.
Texas Lawmakers Approve Bill To Train Teachers To Be Armed MarshalsTexas schools could train teachers as armed marshals to exchange gunfire with potential attackers under a bill approved by state lawmakers and sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, while a key lawmaker said attempts to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms is likely dead.
Texas Lawmaker Tearfully Vows School Choice Fight The head of the Senate Education Committee broke into tears Thursday as he promised to fight for dramatically expanded "school choice" in Texas.
Superintendent Grier Makes State Of Schools Address The 2013 Houston Independent School District State of the Schools Address took place Friday and more than 2,000 students, education professionals and community leaders gathered in to hear HISD Superintendent Terry Grier speak.
Texas Senators Analyze Virtual Learning Statewide Education leaders in the Texas Senate will hold a hearing on the growing demand for virtual learning statewide.
Ex-School Bus Monitor Sues Over Being Fired For Accidentally Urinating On HimselfDallas County Schools has been sued by a former bus monitor who says he was fired after accidentally urinating on himself.
Parent's Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To KnowChildren who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.