Texas

Regardless of the degree of influence Texas wields on texts nationally, recent state laws on digital materials could force change.
April 28, 2010 | Updated: May 6, 2016 – Education Week
Gulf Coast students who have remained in Texas public schools since fleeing Hurricane Katrina in 2005 have made steady academic gains and now surpass some of their Texas peers, according to a study.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
A group of university educators called on the Texas board of education last week to delay a final vote on contentious statewide curriculum standards.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Students who stayed in Texas after Hurricane Katrina made steady improvements, a report says, though questions are raised on methodology.
April 14, 2010 – Education Week
As Texas, North Carolina, and Ohio rewrite their social studies standards, the expectations around history are stirring controversy.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
A federal appeals panel has reversed a July 2008 ruling by a U.S. district court that Texas must revamp its programs for secondary English-language learners because they violate federal law.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
As Texas, North Carolina, and Ohio rewrite their social studies standards, the expectations around history are stirring controversy.
March 25, 2010 – Education Week
Two employees at a school in north Houston have been reassigned over allegations of cheating in preparations for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills test.
March 10, 2010 – Education Week
The Texas state education board's Christian conservative bloc was weakened Wednesday after one of its most prominent members lost his seat.
March 10, 2010 – Education Week
In their rush to make sure that the author of a book on Marxism didn’t make it into the state’s new lineup of social studies standards, the Texas board of ed. ended up targeting a similarly named children’s author.
February 3, 2010 – Education Week

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