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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

Progressive Bias Rampant In Texas Textbooks

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dallas Liberty Center Crusades To Keep Texas Red

DALLAS, Texas — Faced with Battleground Texas in their own backyard and demographics that show the city of Dallas leans to the left, the Dallas Liberty Center launched in late August. It is a 400-square foot grassroots action center, a

Dallas Liberty Center Crusades To Keep Texas Red

27% Increase in Texas Teacher-Student Sexual Misconduct Cases

DALLAS, Texas — On the heels of the latest teacher-student sex scandal and as part of October’s Safe Schools Week, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner of Education Michael Williams addressed the importance that everyone plays in identifying and reporting

27% Increase in Texas Teacher-Student Sexual Misconduct Cases

Ebola Exposed Students Go Back To School

DALLAS, Texas — The Dallas Independent School District (ISD) took a preliminary sigh of relief at the Dallas County Commissioners Court on Monday morning, October 20, when officials made a surprise announcement: four out of the eight students under quarantine

Ebola Exposed Students Go Back To School

'No Toll Road' says Hunt County Grassroots Watchdog Group

DALLAS, Texas — ‘No toll roads’ was the clear message that a Greenville grassroots group sent to officials in Hunt County on Tuesday morning, October 14 when they held a press conference outside the Hunt County Commissioners Courthouse to stand against the Blacklands-Northeast

'No Toll Road' says Hunt County Grassroots Watchdog Group

Ebola Scare Shuts Down Three Texas Schools

DALLAS, Texas — Parents in the Texas Belton Independent School District (ISD) received two contradictory late night communications from Superintendent Susan Kincannon. The first was a pleasant Ebola update and within minutes, came the second — a three campus shutdown

Ebola Scare Shuts Down Three Texas Schools

Dallas Private School Parents Consider Keeping Kids Home As Ebola Spreads

DALLAS, Texas — Parents are feeling panicky at Zion Lutheran School in Northeast Dallas. The private Christian school offers pre-K through middle school plus after school care to approximately 300 students and isn’t even a school under Ebola watch but it’s located

Dallas Private School Parents Consider Keeping Kids Home As Ebola Spreads

Dallas Court Holding Meeting on Ebola, May Call For State of Emergency

DALLAS, Texas — The Dallas County Commissioners Court has called for a emergency meeting on Thursday, October 16 at 2pm to request a state disaster declarationbecause of the Ebola crisis, FOX DFW reported. They will determine whether to request additional

Dallas Court Holding Meeting on Ebola, May Call For State of Emergency

10 Illegal Immigrant Minors Diagnosed with TB

DALLAS, Texas — Ten unaccompanied alien children (UAC), who entered the U.S. illegally, were diagnosed with Tuberculosis (TB) between January through September, CNS News is reporting. All were detained while trying to enter the United States from the Mexican border,

10 Illegal Immigrant Minors Diagnosed with TB

Don't Mess With Texas Homeschoolers

DALLAS, Texas — Increasingly, homeschoolers have come under attack by Big Education. Most recently, in Connecticut. Governor Dannel Malloy created an advisory commission that preliminarily sought to mandate involuntary mental health screenings for homeschoolers, citing the tragic 2012 Newtown shooter

Don't Mess With Texas Homeschoolers

Texas School Districts Respond to Ebola Death

DALLAS, Texas — With the death of Ebola patient zero Thomas Duncan, the affected Dallas Independent School District (ISD) in North Texas responded to the tragic end of the first Ebola case on American soil while Midland ISD in West

Texas School Districts Respond to Ebola Death

Ebola Fever Scanners Installed in Five Texas Schools

DALLAS, Texas — Students in the five Dallas ISD schools under Ebola watch started the new school week learning that electronic scanners were being installed to monitor for any fevers, often the first symptom of the Ebola virus. Breitbart Texas

Ebola Fever Scanners Installed in Five Texas Schools

Texas Permanent School Fund is Nation's Largest Educational Endowment

DALLAS, Texas — Education Commissioner Michael Williams announced that the Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF) surpassed Harvard’s well-known and well-funded educational endowment in a Texas Education Agency (TEA) news release on September 30th. Yes, the Harvard University endowment at $36.4

Texas Permanent School Fund is Nation's Largest Educational Endowment

Liberian Community in Texas Unites Over US Ebola Case

DALLAS, Texas — Alben Tarty, spokesman for the Liberian Community Association of DFW told Breitbart Texas, “The CDC has the situation under control,” he added, “we don’t want to panic people unnecessarily,” admitting that the local Liberian community has been shaken

Liberian Community in Texas Unites Over US Ebola Case

Feds Tell Texas Schools Which Fundraiser Snacks Kids Can't Eat

DALLAS, Texas — No more pickles, no more popcorn is what the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported as among snacks now considered contraband in the Lubbock Independent School District (ISD) for K-12 campus fundraisers held during school hours. Favorite kid munchies have

Feds Tell Texas Schools Which Fundraiser Snacks Kids Can't Eat