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Dallas ISD Trustees Revisit Extended Teacher Workday

Posted 11.08.2012 | Education

Dallas Independent School District trustees will meet Thursday to discuss their controversial decision to extend teacher workdays by 45 minutes — a ...

Study Examines Impact Principals Have On Student Achievement

Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

It's indisputable that great teachers lead to successful students, as the presidential candidates have touted, but what about students' connection to ...

Parents Outraged After Teacher Orchestrated Peer Slugfest Against 6-Year-Old

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A Texas teacher will lose her job after ordering more than 20 kindergartners to line up and hit a classmate accused of being a bully, a...

Texas Shed 900 School Jobs Amid Massive Budget Cuts

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- The $4 billion in cuts to Texas public schools this summer might be starting to hit Gov. Rick Perry where it hurts most – his rec...

Joy Resmovits

Rick Perry 'Full Of Contradictions' Say Texas Teachers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Texas students and teachers went back to school Monday, 10 days after the man they cite as the cause of their schools' funding-related woes announced ...

Joy Resmovits

Back To School In Texas: Scrutiny Of Rick Perry's Education Record Shows Mixed Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's k-12 education record has become the Obama administration's newest piñata -- but the administration's attacks mostly paint Pe...

Texas Considers Law Giving Teachers Criminal Histories Of Their Students

AP | DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 08.13.2011 | Education

DALLAS — Texas is close to enacting a law that would provide teachers with detailed information about the criminal histories of their students, ...

Joy Resmovits

Teachers In Texas Rally Against Education Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.07.2011 | Education

As Texas lawmakers prepare to cut billions in education funding and give school districts a heavier hand in determining teacher pay, the state's educa...

Texas Teachers Taking Second And Third Jobs To Support Their Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

An annual study conducted by the Sam Houston State University in Texas shows that many of the state's teachers are forced to take on extra jobs to sup...