Texas colleges and universities are weighing their options for masks and vaccines as the fall semester is about to get underway.
Dallas ISD says core subjects like reading saw a drop of almost 6% on the STAAR test from 2019 to 2021. So the district is launching its new ‘Lit Initiative’ with a focus on literacy to help students catch up.
The delta variant is causing a huge pediatric surge that is similar to November 2020, right before the massive spike at Christmas time. Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth is reporting case numbers at rates not seen since February. While the numbers are small compared with the population, it is the increase that has doctors concerned.
Walmart launched an updated version of its Live Better U education program and will pay 100% of college tuition and books for its associates.
Some U.S. parents say they're planning to continue to homeschool their children, even as schools resume in-person classes.
Parents will have a chance to discuss COVID-19 and schools during a webinar with U.S. health and education officials on July 29.
Late Sunday evening, Garland ISD acknowledged for the first time that the EPA has alerted the district of a potential environmental hazard. The hazard is related to the Globe-Union battery manufacturing plant. The EPA found elevated levels of lead near the banks of a creek outside the fence of Park Crest Elementary.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that everyone over the age of 2 wear a mask in the classroom regardless of their vaccination status.
Whether dribbling a basketball or identifying obscure Latin or Greek roots, Zaila Avant-garde doesn't show much stress.
The new law will take away two big barriers for many who want to earn a bachelor's degree by offering certain degrees at a low tuition.
The 2021 graduation season has been a busy one for Chicago mom Alisa Perry Johnson. All three of her children graduated this year -- and so did Perry Johnson herself.
Child advocacy groups say they made some headway on childcare and healthcare for families during the 2021 legislative session. Now, they’re looking ahead to the special session and beyond with a lot of unknowns.
Fort Worth ISD says an unprecedented number of students will be in the classroom for the next month to get beyond the pandemic learning losses.
DeSoto ISD is giving a $3,000 bonus for all current and new employees. Beyond that, there are even more ways teachers can get much larger checks this year.
A 16-year-old student from Frisco was accepted into Apple's prestigious scholarship program after creating an app that warns about the dangers of skin cancer.
Across the state, the failure rate for the reading portion of the STAAR test increased by 4% compared with 2019, and it was 16% higher on the math portion. Nearly 4 out of 10 students are not even close to being ready for the next grade. The biggest impact was felt by virtual learners.
The state will be investing $94.6 million in addition to the $175 million Abbott allocated last year to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
The Dallas Mayor’s Back to School Fair program started 25 years ago serving 1,000 families. It now supports more than 35,000 families.
Everman ISD Superintendent Dr. Curtis Amos passed away Saturday after battling cancer for three years.
Noah Macias followed in the footsteps of his older brother and sister to finish first in his class. He is the third valedictorian from his family in the past five years from Sunset High School.