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. Greg Abbott continue to push for merit” pay raises for teachers, a short-sighted idea that TSTA will continue to oppose in favor of an across-the-board pay raise. In many journalism institutions students are being taught about the online publications and online newspapers along with the printed newspapers.
Members of the State Board of Education have voted to pursue rules changes that would make the application process for new charter schools more transparent to the public and to local school district officials who are losing tax dollars to charter campuses.
At another panel at the education writers’ conference, I asked a journalist who had written a book about high-poverty high schools if she had found that kids arrive with crippling gaps in their knowledge. She is one of the 39 percent of Texas teachers who have to take extra jobs during the school year to meet their families’ budgetary needs.
Illness and low attendances are causing Texas school districts to close temporarily. While the TEA currently has the authority to take over HISD, the district’s future won’t be clear until after school ratings are released in August and the state investigation into board governance is finished.
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After years of working exclusively in New Orleans, KIPP, the prominent charter school network, was approved Monday to expand upriver to start three schools in Baton Rouge. The initiative awards American teachers with a $10,000 grant in recognition of their extraordinary impact. The Agency of Education told legislators that it needs an additional $7 million to cover costs related to placing students in schools outside of their parents’ home districts.
The House proposes to put more than $7 billion in new state funds into public schools. Education Week Teacher provides news, information, and resources for leaders in the teaching profession. Contact their district certification coordinator to find out (1) what they need to; (2) what supports and services are in place to support teachers impacted by this change; and (3) what the timeline for completion is.
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For more than 30 years, Education Week has been the most respected voice in education journalism. The House Public Education Committee met for two days this week, Tuesday and Wednesday, to hear testimony from the Texas Education Agency, the Legislative Budget Board and the Texas Commission on Public School Finance. The Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) registered in support of these bills.
A bill expanding protections for private-school students from student-teacher misconduct has been unanimously passed in the Senate. At the same time, Christianity being only optional provides the necessary freedoms to students of other religions, or even atheists who do not want to be influenced by the religious thought.
Representative Gonzalez also laid out House Bill 108 to establish a pilot program for digital portfolio assessments and House Bill 120 to extend the exemption from the state assessment of bilingual students from one year to two. Low-income students are not accessing federal funds available for post-secondary education.
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Christianity has been of the greatest importance to the USA since the time when the first settlers stepped on the Plymouth Rock. 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.
I would not be willing to sign a report that will not say we need to spend more money, new money, on public education,” Huberty, R-Houston, said, according to a report in Quorum Report. Charter schools took more than $2.2 billion in tax revenue from traditional public schools in Texas last year, and charter chains continue to expand in our state.
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. 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.
The freedom or choice, makes the Christian teachers compete for the students and therefore not to abuse the Christian moral as it happens in areas of the world where Christianity is dominant (e.g. in Serbia and Horvatia Christianity prompted the people to eradicate the Muslims from the Christian land).
Greg Abbott continue to push for merit” pay raises for teachers, a short-sighted idea that TSTA will continue to oppose in favor of an across-the-board pay raise.