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As more and more low-income families move into neighborhoods that once catered to the middle or upper class, one must be on the lookout for his own personal safety and report any criminal activity going on in their surroundings. Among the several amendments, the House will consider cutting school district’s tax rates even more, increasing funding for special education students, restoring a special pot of money set aside for gifted and talented programs, establishing a school safety allotment in the formulas, and automatically adjusting for inflation each year the base amount of money school districts get per student.

The Del Valle Education Association and its #FightFor15 campaign were rewarded – and so were all other Del Valle employees – when the school board on Tuesday night approved a new, minimum salary of $16 an hour for bus drivers and $15 an hour for all other support staff.

The Texas State Teachers Association said in a press release that updated research by the National Education Association shows the average teacher salary in Texas is dropping farther behind the national average. Brister, a former member of the Texas Supreme Court, also indicated he prefers incentives, such as merit-based teacher pay, over recommending a general increase in school funding.

The program, presented by arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway, offers students a glimpse at how Broadway shows run and operate. An attorney for one of the teachers seen restraining a student in a video that went viral from Ponchatoula Junior High School in March said the school superintendent capitulated to pressure from public opinion when she fired him earlier this week.

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For more than 30 years, Education Week has been the most respected voice in education journalism. The board also approved across-the-board raises for all school employees, calculated on 3 percent of the district’s mid-point salary, effective with the 2019-20 school year. The Texas Education Agency today provided school districts with information regarding the 2018-19 benefits approval process under SB1882.

Ross Ramsey details data published in the Texas legislature’s Fiscal Size-Up: 2018-19 Biennium” report, which tracks what local, state and federal taxpayers have been contributing to public education in Texas over the past decade. Our retired teachers deserve better from the State of Texas.

Teachers in Texas are paid, on average, $7,300 less per year than the national average, based on NEA’s latest survey. In all, eight charter schools will continue serving 11,000 students and receive about $60 million in public funds next year. Broadly, the report includes recommendations to change the funding formulas, to change accountability goals, and to provide funding for a pay-for-performance program.

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The quality of education being delivered varies across private and public schools. The most cogent comment was made by Gina Perez (El Paso), who questioned why TEA would be included with the entities encouraging high standards for teacher preparation when it allows charter districts and DOI districts to exempt themselves from those same standards.

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The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. Texas is spending 18.9{861a28a83dbc1b7b1b987fadc42b035b6421658f94937813ec8062e268c0f75a} less per student now ($7,983), in constant dollars with inflation factored out, than it was in 2010 ($9,845), the report reveals, while the state’s share of public education spending has dropped from 37.6{861a28a83dbc1b7b1b987fadc42b035b6421658f94937813ec8062e268c0f75a} of the total to 35{861a28a83dbc1b7b1b987fadc42b035b6421658f94937813ec8062e268c0f75a} of the total projected for the 2019 budget.

But if you’re curious about what is actually going on in American classrooms—what texts and topics are being taught, what kinds of questions teachers are asking students—you’re unlikely to find much information. The measure, which was left pending by the committee, would require one certified teacher or teacher’s aide for a class of fewer than 16 students and for larger classes, it would set a student-teacher ratio of 11-1.

That provision, filed by House Democratic Caucus Chair Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, appears to serve as an attempt to compromise on an issue that quickly became a fault line between the House and Senate on how to spend money on schools. The Texas House will today consider House Bill 3, the comprehensive school finance bill that would spend $9bn over the next two years, along with over 90 other “bolt on” improvements.

C-SPAN’s 45-foot interactive bus visited West High School on Friday to discuss civic engagement and provide students with a unique opportunity to get close to the news. TSTA registered in support of Representative Bernal’s bill to create an endorsement for students who are enrolled in special education programs.

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The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. Informal education is when you are not studying in a school and do not use any particular learning method. This shows the important role of domestic security that the Christian education provides for the society that promulgates Christianity in schools. The Texas House has passed a bill that will include a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students.

Among the several amendments, the House will consider cutting school district’s tax rates even more, increasing funding for special education students, restoring a special pot of money set aside for gifted and talented programs, establishing a school safety allotment in the formulas, and automatically adjusting for inflation each year the base amount of money school districts get per student.

The program, presented by arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway, offers students a glimpse at how Broadway shows run and operate. An attorney for one of the teachers seen restraining a student in a video that went viral from Ponchatoula Junior High School in March said the school superintendent capitulated to pressure from public opinion when she fired him earlier this week.

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Wall to wall career academies and a transition program for ninth graders have helped create an environment at this Texas high school in which rigorous, relevant education, inside and outside of the classroom, is the norm for all students. Many news reporters … Read More..