Tuesday, June 25

Education

Amid mounting concerns over the safety of students in public schools, another disturbing case of alleged sexual misconduct has come to light. For Klein ISD in the Houston metro area, the accusation marks the fifth instance of a district employee purportedly engaging in sexual misconduct this academic year. Isidoro Guerrero has worked as an agricultural […]

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Since 2012, U.S. universities have received over $12 billion in funds from foreign governments, at least according to publicly disclosed sums. According to the documentary Covert Cash by the Clarion Project, some U.S. universities are under investigation after allegedly failing to report funding they received from foreign governments. Since 2012, Qatar has sent a disclosed $2.9 […]

Most newly hired teachers at Dallas ISD this school year were uncertified. Uncertified teachers working at Texas schools hold bachelor’s degrees in fields other than education and have passed a criminal background check; however, they do not hold certification by the State Board for Educator Certification. Such teachers have not completed teacher coursework, do not […]

The board of Carroll Independent School District unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday criticizing President Biden’s revisions to Title IX. “The CISD Board of Trustees opposes the recent Title IX regulation changes put forward by the Biden administration, voicing significant concern about the potential negative effects on our students and community,” the resolution declared. It highlighted how a number of local leaders, […]

The Chicago Teachers Union has faced criticism for allegedly asking for an additional $50 billion in contract talks to fund not just salary increases but also abortion coverage in teacher health plans and resources for undocumented migrants. While the specific demands have not been disclosed, Fox News reported that a leaked document indicates that union president Stacy […]

A new indictment has rocked the Krum Independent School District as former band director Carol Turner, 60, faces a total of 11 child sex abuse charges. The allegations, spanning from 1996 through 1998, include nine counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact and two counts of sexual assault of a child. Turner, whose […]

Some North Texas voters successfully rejected several hefty school bond propositions in Saturday’s municipal elections. Granbury ISD’s $161 million bond failed by roughly 400 votes, with 52% voting against it, according to Hood County’s posted election results. The bond gained a good amount of attention after Steve Biggers, Hood County Republican Party chair, organized a […]

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