A New Dress Code in North Texas

A New Dress Code in North Texas

Dress codes are always a hot topic, and they can be very contentious.  A new dress code issued by Forney ISD is the latest to make headlines.  The North Texas district is now banning all items with a hoodie and all dresses (including skirts and skorts) for students...
Innovation & Flexibility in Hutto ISD

Innovation & Flexibility in Hutto ISD

Hutto ISD in Central Texas will begin offering a new virtual program for its secondary students.  Starting next school year, some students in grades 6 – 12 will be able to learn from home instead of in the classroom. River Horse Academy began as a way for some...
The 2022 Frank R. Kemerer Award

The 2022 Frank R. Kemerer Award

TASSP and ED311 are proud to present this year’s Frank R. Kemerer award to Chandler Davis of West Oso High School in Corpus Christi. The Frank R. Kemerer award recognizes an outstanding high school social studies teacher, and it is named for Dr. Frank Kemerer, a...
Pride, Paxton, & Austin ISD

Pride, Paxton, & Austin ISD

Austin ISD is again at odds with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton over its annual Pride Week celebration, an event that has taken place for nine years and counting, as the district remains committed to continuing the tradition. Pride Week in AISD is a series of...
The Four-Day School Week

The Four-Day School Week

Jasper ISD just announced that they will move to a four-day school week starting next school year.  A district-wide Educational Improvement Committee, comprised of teachers and parents, is responsible for this change.  They also sought input from the community at...