One new measure of education ranks the United States near the bottom in science, math and reading. And an area that’s coming under scrutiny in Texas is how we evaluate teachers. Education is one subject we can debate endlessly.
Speaking at a mid-November fundraiser at her Dallas antiques and home furnishings store, Lisa Luby Ryan, an eloquent Republican activist, struggled to find the right word to introduce her guest of honor.
A Texas middle school is under fire after students say they were banned from speaking Spanish in class. The students say their principal announced the rule last month over the intercom, Drew Karedes reports.
In fast-growing Texas, which is home to one in 11 of the nation's children, child poverty has continued to rise despite an improving economy, according to a new report from the Center for Public Policy Priorities, a liberal think tank.