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Texas House Kills School Choice Funding Bill

The standstill on Texas school choice funding and public school financing came to a head in Austin late Wednesday when House Education Committee Chair Dan Huberty (R-Kingwood) made good on his promise to kill school choice, also knocking off public school financing since both were packed into the same piece of legislation, House Bill 21.

Former Texas School Admin Admits Role in H-1B Teacher Recruitment Scheme

A former north Texas school district administrator pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday, admitting to his role in an H-1B teacher recruitment scheme for which he falsified documents and received kickbacks, also impacting the lives of hundreds of foreign teachers who believed they were working legally in the United States.

Shocking Audio Suggests Dallas Voter Fraud Scheme Reached into Elections Office

The Dallas City Council voted reluctantly to accept the county’s results from the May 6 elections, currently under criminal investigation over voter fraud allegations. This comes amid shocking secret audio recordings surfacing in which a campaign worker alleges he paid off someone inside the county elections office to tip him off when mail-in ballots were sent out.

Leftists Target Texas School Board Election

A contentious race continues to heat up in the final days before the May 6 election in a Texas school district where dedicated progressives hope to unseat several incumbents on one of the state’s most conservative school boards.

Texas School Accused of Special Ed Wrongdoing

More woes surfaced in an already troubled Texas school district after an administrator alleged wrongdoing in the special education department where students may have been improperly awarded course credit.

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Texas Governor Signs Anti-BDS Bill into Law

Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 89, known as the “anti-BDS” legislation, into law, in a ceremony held at the Austin Jewish Community Center on Tuesday morning. Signing this bill marked the first piece of legislation Abbott signed to become law during the state’s 85th Legislature.

Texas School Mum on Who Pays for $500K Jumbotron

Frustration abounds in an east Texas school district over who will pay for a nearly half-million dollar high school football stadium jumbotron that administrators recently pitched and the board of trustees approved to purchase out of school bond money until taxpayers pushed back.

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Texas Coaches Oppose Homeschooler ‘Tebow’ Bill

A new voice jumped into the debate over the proposed Texas “Tebow” bill which would allow homeschool students to participate in public school sports and other competitive extracurricular activities — the head of the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA). He opposed the legislation over social media.

Plano Sued for Allegedly Violating Texas Open Meetings Act

The Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) guarantees the state’s citizens fair, democratic, and open government where their voices are heard, banning local municipalities from hiding public business from the people, which is exactly what one north Texas couple alleges their city officials did in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Collin County District Court.