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Federal Judge Tosses ‘Clock Boy’ Discrimination Suit

DALLAS, Texas — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed Friday accusing the Irving Independent School District and the City of Irving of religious discrimination.

Another Special Needs Student Violently Bullied in Texas School

Another Special Needs Student Violently Bullied in Texas School

Weeks of bullying a special needs 13 year-old girl at Jean McClung Middle School in the Fort Worth Independent School District (ISD) turned to violence, within days from when a special needs 15 year-old boy was physically abused by school

Texas Media Forgot to Report $30 Million Feds Gave To Pre-K

Texas Media Forgot to Report $30 Million Feds Gave To Pre-K

The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly announced on December 10 that 18 states were awarded a huge prize — Big Ed’s Head Start Jr. — preschool development and expansion grants

Gates Education Funded 'National Journal' Bashes Texas Textbooks

Gates Education Funded 'National Journal' Bashes Texas Textbooks

The National Journal article The Next Plan to Get Climate Denial Into Textbooks reads like a Texas-bashing manifesto from progressive education interests. Their target was a Lone Star watchdog group Truth in Texas Textbooks, a coalition of volunteer researchers, scholars, a curriculum accuracy

Texas Gets $30M Pre-K Consolation Prize From Feds

Texas Gets $30M Pre-K Consolation Prize From Feds

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell jointly announced on Wednesday, December 10 that 18 states were awarded preschool development and expansion grants totaling more than $226 million under the Preschool Development

Texas Cracks Down on ‘Diploma Mills’ Again

Texas Cracks Down on ‘Diploma Mills’ Again

In a legal action led by Attorney General Greg Abbott, the State of Texas charged Houston-based Marque Learning Center Partnership and its operators and owners as defendants for unlawfully marketing and selling fraudulent high school diplomas on Friday, December 5.

Texas Teacher Survey Has Ties to Education Progressives

Texas Teacher Survey Has Ties to Education Progressives

Last Spring, Breitbart Texas reported on a new teacher climate survey pushed through the 83rd legislative session called “Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning” or TELL Texas. In August, Texas Education Agency (TEA) statistics revealed that only about 20 percent of

Book Ban Battle Continues in Texas School District

Book Ban Battle Continues in Texas School District

In September, the Highland Park Independent School District (ISD) in the Dallas metro area pulled seven books off its approved high school English literature shelves, then put six back on, and has been bickering over one in particular ever since

Illegal Immigrant Students Increase in Texas Schools

Illegal Immigrant Students Increase in Texas Schools

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a new 50-page report, Enrollment in Texas Public Schools 2013-2014, right before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It identified the demographic spikes of illegal immigrant children in the state’s public schools. It also showed huge

Schools Serve Up A Common Core Thanksgiving

Schools Serve Up A Common Core Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the most uniquely American day of the year — regardless of our ethnic ancestries. It is a day of gratitude spent with family and friends, feasting on turkey with all the trimmings and watching football. Most of all,

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Dragging Schools Down Academically?

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Dragging Schools Down Academically?

The impact of illegal immigration on US public schools is a topic largely broached from a dollars and cents perspective. Breitbart News quoted Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector projecting that with the President’s executive action, it will cost taxpayers nationwide upwards

Texas Teen Tragically Commits Suicide After Relentless Bullying

Texas Teen Tragically Commits Suicide After Relentless Bullying

The loss of a child to suicide is unimaginable, yet on October 8, a 13-year-old boy from Georgetown, Texas, Peyton James, went to his bedroom and hung himself from the ceiling fan. This was the result of years of bullying by

Texas Social Studies Textbook Adoption Victory Only Skin Deep

Texas Social Studies Textbook Adoption Victory Only Skin Deep

On Friday, November 21, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) rendered its final decisions in on the new Social Studies instructional materials up for adoption. Following a contentious multi-month process fraught with attacks from education progressives like the Texas

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Impact on Public Schools Shadowy

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Impact on Public Schools Shadowy

President Barack Obama unilaterally ordered the most comprehensive overhaul of the immigration system, granting five million of the nation’s 11.4 million undocumented immigrants in the United States legal status. In his November 20 address, he effectively told illegal immigrants that

5 Million Baby Strollers Recalled for ‘Finger Amputation Hazard’

5 Million Baby Strollers Recalled for ‘Finger Amputation Hazard’

Graco, a leading brand name in baby furniture and accessories, is recalling five million of their baby strollers because of a fingertip amputation hazard, ABC News reported. The company received reports of 11 finger injuries, including six reports of fingertip

Texas Drowning In School Bond Debt, $75B Before Interest

Texas Drowning In School Bond Debt, $75B Before Interest

Already on the hook for $65 billion in outstanding school bond debt approved and issued between 2007-2013, Texans voted in more mega-school bond debt statewide in 2014 that will pile nearly $10 billion more onto the statewide property tax payer

Arabic Immersion School Coming to Texas

Arabic Immersion School Coming to Texas

The Houston Independent School District (ISD) will be adding its first Arabic Language Immersion Magnet School in Fall 2015. The district’s Board of Education voted unanimously to approve plans for the new specialty public school campus at its November 13

Progressives Pushing Politics Right Up To Texas Textbook Adoption Day

Progressives Pushing Politics Right Up To Texas Textbook Adoption Day

The State Board of Education (SBOE) will vote to adopt new K-12 social studies textbooks, instructional and online materials on Friday, November 21 in Austin. This final week of the multi-month social studies textbook adoption process is not for the weary. Progressives

Progressive Bias Rampant In Texas Textbooks

Progressive Bias Rampant In Texas Textbooks

DALLAS, Texas — On the week of November 17-21, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) will reconvene for a final week of meetings in the ongoing Social Studies textbook adoption process. Called Proclamation 2015 to reflect the 2015-16 school

Tea Party Takes Wendy Davis' Senate Seat, Konni Burton Wins

Tea Party Takes Wendy Davis' Senate Seat, Konni Burton Wins

FORT WORTH, Texas — It was a major victory for conservatives at the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame at the Stockyards when Tea Party favorite Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) won Senate District 10, the state senate district seat that has been

Texas City's Sales Tax Funded Pre-K Center Canceled Halloween

Texas City's Sales Tax Funded Pre-K Center Canceled Halloween

DALLAS, Texas — On October 28, the North Education Center in San Antonio sent pre-kindergarten students home with a letter from the school’s director about a new school policy about Halloween. North is one of four campuses that is part

FrackNation's McAleer To Debate Anti-Fracking Tillman in Dallas

FrackNation's McAleer To Debate Anti-Fracking Tillman in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas — Nowhere is a debate on fracking more fractious than in Texas, where the oil and gas industry is king and has done a lot to fund the state’s healthy emergency reserves (“Rainy Day Fund”) and public education. Right