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Texas Bill Would Allow Teachers To Use Deadly Force Against Students

A Texas bill filed by State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van) would allow teachers to use deadly force against students and protect them from any kind of prosecution.


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Study Shows Texas Kids Segregated By Language

When public school teachers return to classrooms this month, they know one of the biggest challenges they’ll face is the growing number of students who will speak little or no English.


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Texas Schools Not In Compliance With Safety Audit

The list of 78 Texas school districts that either have failed to submit safety audits as required by law or don’t meet full compliance, according to the Texas School Safety Center.


Child Homelessness Soars As Families Struggle With Recession

Texas Schools Head To Trial Over School Finance

Texas lawmakers cut $5.4 billion from public schools nearly 18 months ago, and now districts are headed to court to argue that the resulting system is so inefficient and unfair .


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Texas Senators Analyze Virtual Learning Statewide

Education leaders in the Texas Senate will hold a hearing on the growing demand for virtual learning statewide.


Fort Worth, Texas Closes All Schools

Nearly Half Of Children ‘Left Behind’ In Texas Schools

Nearly half of Texas public and charter schools failed to meet federal accountability standards based on the No Child Left Behind Law.