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Texas Education Commissioner Promises No Obama Pre-K

DALLAS, Texas — On the morning of September 19, Education Commissioner Michael Williams addressed the full State Board of Education (SBOE) about his intention to submit an application for a federally funded universal preschool grant that is part of President

Texas Education Commissioner Promises No Obama Pre-K

EXCLUSIVE: Texas is 'Nation's Last Best Chance' to Block APUSH, Say Experts

DALLAS, Texas — Yesterday, College Board Vice President Trevor Packer defended the redesigned Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) framework in a letter to colleagues. The new framework has come under fire nationally for a highly politicized agenda that undermines traditional

EXCLUSIVE: Texas is 'Nation's Last Best Chance' to Block APUSH, Say Experts

Really Texas, Truant Officers?

Truancy, it conjures up images of the 1930’s and Depression Era under-aged hooligans playing hooky in back alleys, but wait, truancy is alive and well and on the books in the freedom and liberty loving Lone Star state where the delinquency

Really Texas, Truant Officers?

Abbott Bucks Big Ed, Unveils Common Sense Ways to Go to College

DALLAS, Texas — Making college more affordable by reducing the crushing burden of student loan debt and increasing on-time graduations, transferrable high school tocollege AP credits, block scheduling, and online college learning opportunities, were among the cost-effective, common sense approaches

Abbott Bucks Big Ed, Unveils Common Sense Ways to Go to College

Texas Parents Stunned by Common Core Materials Coming Home From School

DALLAS, Texas — It is like a Texas sampler platter of the 2014-15 Common Core offerings served up around the state — Sadlier “Common CoreEnriched Edition” Vocabulary, Springboard and Carnegie Math. There is even a kindergarten handout that defines the importance

Texas Parents Stunned by Common Core Materials Coming Home From School

New Data-Mining 'Opt-Out' Form to Combat Common Core

DALLAS, Texas — Breitbart Texas has learned that a new “Student Privacy Protection Request Form” has been released by the Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national non-profit public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The “data-mining” opt-out form was

New Data-Mining 'Opt-Out' Form to Combat Common Core

North Texas School District Rolls Out Radical Grading Policy

DALLAS, Texas — Every kid imagines a school without test scores, grades, or even deadlines. Now, the Denton Independent School District (ISD) located north of Dallas is bringing that dream to life through a new grading policy that’s guaranteed to

North Texas School District Rolls Out Radical Grading Policy

HB 5 Rolls Out For The Class of 2018

DALLAS, Texas — “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is the quintessential question every parent, grandparent, and teacher has ever asked to their youngsters on the very first day of school. It is also a question

HB 5 Rolls Out For The Class of 2018

Teachers Go Back to School in Trouble for STAAR Test Cheating

DALLAS, Texas — There is a history of cheating on the annual standardized tests in Texas and it’s not the students. It’s the teachers, and these classroom scandals have rocked the state. These days, that test is the State of

Teachers Go Back to School in Trouble for STAAR Test Cheating

Dallas Bans Free Speech, Overpasses For America Sues

DALLAS, Texas — It is one of those sci-fi collides with real life moments like in “The Giver,” Lois Lowry’s dystopian novel where freedoms are traded in for the public safety, only here it’s the Dallas City Council and it’s

Dallas Bans Free Speech, Overpasses For America Sues

Illegal Minors Have A Field Day in Dallas Immigration Court

DALLAS, Texas — Room 1060 at the Earl Cabell Federal Building in downtown Dallas was the most compassionate place on earth, Monday, August 11, for minors who were in the various stages of the legal process for “Hearings on Removal

Illegal Minors Have A Field Day in Dallas Immigration Court

Ken Mercer, The Texas Voice In The Uphill Battle To Push APUSH Back

DALLAS, Texas — Advanced Placement has been the gold standard of accelerated academic achievement, bringing first year college level work to the best and brightest on a high school level. Its end-of-course exam has translated into transferrable college credits for many.

Ken Mercer, The Texas Voice In The Uphill Battle To Push APUSH Back

Texas County Says 'No Undocumented Aliens'

DALLAS, Texas — The Collin County Commissioner’s Court in McKinney met on August 4 for a second and final time on the proposed resolution that would ban housingillegal minors in the county. Judge Keith Self, who was not present at

Texas County Says 'No Undocumented Aliens'