Photo courtesy TSUSheila Jackson Lee and TSU officials announce their big newsWhat's this? Good news two months in a row from TSU? The world spins crazily on its axis.Last month the embattled institution found out it had been taken off probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ... More >>
Carcinogen samples from local schools are off the charts
Michael Lyddon slept on this bench at night because he had nowhere else to go. According to elected officials in Fort Bend, though, he doesn't exist
HISD continues to send students to CEP. Whether they go there, stay there or return successfully to their home school is anyone's guess.
Sure you can ferret out the slimeballs in our midst? Guess again if you're relying on standard background searches in Texas
A 1,683-mile drive taught us that educators don't always entertain an open-door policy when it comes to public records
Are HISD and Aramark cooking the books to feast on federal breakfast subsidies?
Klein students are on a fast track to expulsion, thanks to a district that's figured a way to get someone else to pick up the tab for alternative education
A lawsuit accuses HISD's former chief and a trustee of influence-peddling
The TAKS field test results were so gawd-awful they may become a catalyst for good
Some CEP students have been locked in for years
Principal Lawrence Allen is a role model to some, an inept bumbler to others. Jones High School is split: Magnet-program parents versus the local community. It's up to Superintendent Kaye Stripling to make it right. Lucky her.
Piety or Pac-Man, At Any Rate, Bell View
Rod Paige searches for the perfect image, and CEP wiggles in even closer to the power source -- wherever it can find it
Thousands of students disappear from our schools yearly, but the TEA insists they're not dropouts
Rod Paige U.S. Secretary of Education
Kids rack up university credits right there in high school. And their districts and colleges ring up ample revenues in the process. But are the students really learning?
Did Bush pick a master educator - or an overpaid front man?
Want an edge on that ultimate school exam? Have your $8 ready for this primer.
A disabled Spanish-speaking student could define the limits for special education
If only there were school prayer. If only it were that simple.
The city of Houston is exploiting loopholes in state law to lavish big bucks on private developers
Charter school scandals are teaching Texas a hard lesson -- one the state should have known fouryears and $77 million ago
After the cheating scandal, some HISD schools take a TAAS test dive
What does it really mean to pass the TAAS?
Are educators cheating on TAAS? Is anyone going to stop them?
Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.
Fat starting salaries! Hefty raises! HISD says its administrators deserve them.
Middle schoolers are often left to their own devices
At Anderson Elementary, students are packed into classrooms, hallways and portable buildings as educators struggle to manage a school with too many kids
The Rice School/La Escuela Rice was a much-touted experiment by HISDand Rice University. So far, the results haven't been encouraging.
Beset by skyrocketing tax assessments and wary of encroaching development, property owners in San Leon-Bacliff wonder if their "poor man's Riviera" may soon go the way of other waterfront zones along Galveston Bay.
Donna Ballard and her Christian conservative cohorts have transformed the State Board of Education. But will they transform the way Texas teaches its kids?
State Comptroller John Sharp has suggested that HISD needs to fire more incompetent teachers. But as the case of Beverly Goodie shows, it's not that simple. Just how do you tell who's incompetent? And what happens when you try?
James Douglas has a plan to return TSU to itsformer glory. But first, he's got to keep the school out of bankruptcy and conservatorship.
For 27 years, math teacher Phyllis Landes had a spotless record. Then the Texas Education Agency accused her of making racist remarks, and nearly ruined her school and her life.
After a vicious campaign, the religious right is poised to push its agenda on the State Board of Education