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Dreadlocks and Dress Codes

Dreadlocks and Dress Codes

Last Thursday DeAndre Arnold appeared on the Ellen show and was gifted a $20,000 dollar scholarship from Ellen and Alicia Keys. On Friday he was publicly invited to the Oscars as a guest of Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade during “CBS This Morning”. DeAndre’s recent...

TEA’s Do Not Hire Registry Has Launched

TEA’s Do Not Hire Registry Has Launched

Although TEA likely hopes to prevent the hiring of teachers who are investigated for offenses far more serious than simply being a “bad” teacher, the new Do Not Hire registry brings to mind the notorious Lemon Dance. Marginally effective teachers can shuffle from...

RtI Misconceptions by Dr. Quentin Woods

RtI Misconceptions by Dr. Quentin Woods

The following is a guest blog post from Dr. Quentin Woods of Dr. Q Consulting, an educational consulting firm specializing in innovative thought, systems thinking and conceptual inquiry. In this post. Dr. Woods writes about the common misunderstandings that exist...

SB 11: All You Need to Know

SB 11: All You Need to Know

Thanks to our friends at the Texas Association for School Boards for this informative brief summarizing all you need to know about SB 11, the recent bill addressing school safety in the wake of recent school shootings. Some features of the bill are the allocation of...

Texas Students with Dyslexia will Benefit from HB 3

Texas Students with Dyslexia will Benefit from HB 3

Special education groups are celebrating the recent passing of Texas House Bill 3, which will provide additional funding benefits for students with learning disabilities, like dyslexia. According to Impact Dyslexia, HB 3 will guarantee that: Every school with an...

TEA Releases Annual Report & School Accreditation Statuses

TEA Releases Annual Report & School Accreditation Statuses

Recently, the Texas Education Agency released both its annual report and its listing of Texas school accreditation statuses. The TEA Annual Report is the second released by the agency, and it "is intended to share the success stories of schools that are meeting the...

Texas School District Enrollment Drops After Mass Shooting

Texas School District Enrollment Drops After Mass Shooting

Student enrollment numbers in the Santa Fe Independent School District are down by more than 4 percent this year, following a mass shooting in the Houston-area district last spring, according to the Associated Press. The AP reports about 200 fewer students enrolled in...

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