In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Sacramento schools look for teachers in the Philippines, political dysfunction continues to hold up education dollars for Illinois schools and a push for music education in South Dakota.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Science teachers push back against Department of Education, school showdown in NYC ends and an interview with Katie Krummeck and Rob Rouse of Southern Methodist University.
Gov. Greg Abbott's special session agenda will include a call for a $1,000 pay raise for teachers. But he's not offering state money to pay for it — and he's not necessarily talking about giving every public school teacher a $1,000 check, either.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: A community in Michigan works to help refugees receive an education, a new approach to summer school and an interview with Jill Allor, a professor with the Department of Teaching and Learning at Southern Methodist University.
A plurality of Texas voters think the state should be spending more on public and higher education, but those numbers hide differences between conservatives and liberals, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Did the Texas Legislature boost funding for border security? What about public education? Did they dip into the Rainy Day Fund? Here’s a wide-angle look at what's in the $217 billion budget the two chambers ultimately settled on.
The Senate and House negotiated a compromise on how to tweak a statewide plan for grading schools and districts. Educators and advocates are asking why the overhaul happened so late, without their official input.
The bill Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Thursday requires principals and superintendents to report cases of teachers having inappropriate relationships with students or face a state jail felony or a fine of up to $10,000.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: President Donald Trump calls for deep cuts in education spending in his proposed budget, an appreciation of a pioneer in teacher evaluation and an interview with Jonathan Schwartz of the University of Houston.
Pro-business forces, which had for months warned that a "bathroom bill" could be disastrous for the state's bottom line, held their fire during Sunday's debate over a bill amendment dealing with the controversial issue.