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May 3, 2024: No Confidence

Friday, May 3, 2024 This week, Houston ISD educators and UT Austin faculty both circulated resolutions of no confidence in their district and university administrators. Across the state and across the full spectrum of public education, Texas educators demand better for their students.   No Confidence  “The takeover of Houston ISD,...

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April 12, 2024: Full Speed Ahead and No Sign of Relief

Friday, April 12, 2024 Despite recent claims that public education is at a "record high," the real data shows Texas schools are starving.  Full Speed Ahead and No Sign of Relief  Texans are still reeling from the tornado of bad policy that came out of last year’s record-breaking five legislative...

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April 5, 2024: Starting April Strong

Friday, April 4, 2024 April 3 tweet from state Rep. Gina Hinojosa, whose district includes the University of Texas at Austin. Happy Celebrate Diversity Month ...  Though April is nominally Celebrate Diversity Month, its first week in Texas this year has been far from joyous.   In response to heightening pressure...

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March 29, 2024: Why We Keep Going

  Friday, March 29, 2024 Why we keep going  As has become the norm, much of the news we have for you this week is bleak. In times like these, as districts announce cuts and layoffs and as the attacks on education from the state government continue, many teachers and...

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SBOE Recap: Reading Between the TEA Lines

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The regular January meeting of the State Board of Education began Tuesday, Jan. 30, in Austin with new Chair Aaron Kinsey presiding. It was a long four days of rule-making, and our recap highlights a few choice bits of the agenda:  Instructional materials review and adoption process overhaul (House Bill...

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SBOE Preview: New Year, New Chair 

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Readers of the Hotline will remember that in December, the governor appointed Aaron Kinsey, who represents District 15, as the new State Board of Education (SBOE) chair, replacing Dr. Keven Ellis, who has served as chair since 2019. Next week’s regular meeting of the board will be Kinsey’s first in...

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5 Things to Watch for in 2024 

In December, we looked back at the year that was — and all the highs, lows, and whoas for public education 2023 provided. Now we’re ready to look ahead to what promises to be a busy, uncertain year for our Texas public schools.   2024 is a presidential election year, with...

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