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Georgia Sec. of State: Democrats Tried to ‘Hack’ Voter Registration Site

Political tensions ratcheted further Sunday when Secretary of State (SOS) and Republican gubernatorial hopeful Brian Kemp’s office accused the Georgia Democratic Party of attempting to “breach” the state’s online voter registration system on Saturday. The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI were alerted to the situation, according to official statements.

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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.

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McKinney Pastors: ‘Seven Minutes that Changed the World’

McKINNEY, Texas — Tuesday night, McKinney pastors led a prayer and healing service in the Craig Ranch subdivision park with several dozen residents. They discussed the seven minute YouTube video — “seven minutes that changed the world,” said one pastor. Residents have been threatened and besmirched in the days since the community pool incident Friday evening.

McKinney Pastors lead healing service in Craig Ranch

McKinney Officials Respond to Casebolt’s Resignation

McKINNEY, Texas — The Mayor and Police Chief of the City of McKinney responded in a press conference to the resignation of Corporal Eric Casebolt Tuesday afternoon. Casebolt resigned following the release of a video showing him wrestling a bikini-clad teenage girl to the ground after she failed to comply with commands and resisted being detained.

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AG Ken Paxton: As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation

AUSTIN, Texas — A veritable who’s who of Texas politics gathered in the Texas Senate chamber to celebrate the swearing in of Texas’ new Attorney General, Ken Paxton. He took the oath of office from his predecessor, outgoing Attorney General and soon to be Governor, Greg Abbott.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton takes the oath of office from outgoing AG Greg Abbott.

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

Another Special Needs Student Violently Bullied in Texas School

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

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

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

Gates Education Funded 'National Journal' Bashes Texas Textbooks

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 Gets $30M Pre-K Consolation Prize From Feds

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 Cracks Down on ‘Diploma Mills’ Again

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

Texas Teacher Survey Has Ties to Education Progressives

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

Book Ban Battle Continues in Texas School District

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

Illegal Immigrant Students Increase in Texas Schools

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,

Schools Serve Up A Common Core Thanksgiving

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

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Dragging Schools Down Academically?

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

Texas Social Studies Textbook Adoption Victory Only Skin Deep

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

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Impact on Public Schools Shadowy

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 amputations,

5 Million Baby Strollers Recalled for ‘Finger Amputation Hazard’

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

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

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

Arabic Immersion School Coming to Texas

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

Progressives Pushing Politics Right Up To Texas Textbook Adoption Day