Phones in the Classroom (Part I)

Phones in the Classroom (Part I)

In an effort to combat distractions, thwart cyberbullying, and promote cyber safety amongst students, Thorndale ISD will now require that all middle and high school students lock up their phones in special, secure bags while at school. Thorndale ISD is outside of...
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...