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The number of students attending Texas’ community colleges dropped below enrollment in the state’s four-year universities for the first time since the 1990s as many two-year schools … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas is suing a Houston-area school district over a dress code policy it says has led to multiple students being disciplined for having long hair. more
Gattis Elementary School Art Teacher Carolyn Scalan has been named the 2021 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the nation’s largest professional … more
A new Texas law designed to limit how race-related subjects are taught in public schools comes with so little guidance, the on-the-ground application is already tying educators up in semantic knots … more
In the final days of this year’s third special session, Texas lawmakers advanced a bill that would restrict transgender student athletes from playing on school sports teams ... more
The Biden administration has thrust itself into the center of the heated debate over school mask mandates with actions aimed at shielding school boards from threats of violence and … more
A senior school administrator in the Lone Star State was recorded telling educators that if they’re going to keep books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they must also stock material … more
The Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation annual golf classic raised $118,000 for students and programs. With 36 participating teams and 144 golfers in a sold out tournament, the … more
When Brittany Phillips Ramirez relocated her family back to her hometown of Waco over the summer, COVID-19 precautions at Mountainview Elementary School were foremost on her mind. And as the delta … more
A total of 70 Round Rock ISD students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Westwood High School, with 44 semifinalists, led the … more
Six months ago, 16-year-old Honduran Jeffrey Flores arrived in Fort Worth with his family without knowing a word of English but secure in the knowledge it would be among the first things to tackle in … more
Round Rock ISD says it has brought in more than $3 million through the sales of  surplus assets, goods and electronics over the last two years. "These funds have gone to serve students and staff … more
Leander ISD officials announced that the district received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees may appoint a new member to fill its Place 5 seat, formerly held by Jim MacKay, at Thursday’s board meeting. The board voted to fill the vacancy by … more
Eddie Curran has been named Round Rock Independent School District’s chief human resource officer. Curran has served as the Executive Director of Human Resources ... more
In accordance with Texas Education Code (TEC), §28.0256, beginning with students enrolled in 12th grade during the 2021-2022 school year, each student must do one of the following as a … more
Leander ISD staff presented options for COVID-19 mitigation and considerations, such as air filtration systems, staffing challenges and substitute teacher recruitment, at the Sept. 30 Board of … more
Leander ISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing announced that 99 LISD seniors are National Merit Commended Students and more than 200 students identified as College Board National Recognition Program … more
Voters residing within the Leander Independent School District boundaries will have three bond proposals to on the ballot in the upcoming election. With voter approval, a number of projects would get … more
Central Texas College (CTC) is among the best two-year colleges in the country for military veterans, according to the latest rankings from Military Times. The Killeen college was named the No. … more
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