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Teachers Protest Requiring Students to take STAAR Test this year

HOUSTON - Teachers across Houston-area school districts are protesting against the TEA (Texas Education Agency) for decisions to conduct standardized testing this school year. They argue that requiring students to take tests...

Texas Education Agency Pauses A-F Ratings For 2020-21 School Year

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Education Agency announced today that A-F ratings would be paused for 2020-21 school year due to the ongoing disruptions associated with COVID-19. The STAAR test will proceed for the 2020-21 school...

Texas legislators petition to have STAAR test canceled this year

TEXAS- A total of 68 Texas legislators signed a bipartisan letter asking the Texas Education Agency to cancel the STAAR exam this school year. In the letter sent by Rep. Diego Bernal on Wednesday, the lawmaker...
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Houston Gives Tribute to Legendary Texas Governor

September 23rd marks the 30th anniversary for the inauguration of former Texas Governor Ann Richards.  Fifty “Ann...
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Houston Open Golf Tournament Tees Off This November

The 2021 Houston Open Golf Tournament will begin this November with the Astros Golf Foundation. The foundation made additional renovations to Memorial Park...

Mexican authorities raid hotels in search of Haitian migrants

Two dozen Haitian migrants, including toddlers, were detained on Tuesday (September 21) by immigration authorities during hotel raids in Ciudad Acuna, a...

New WHO air-quality guidelines aim to cut deaths linked to fossil fuels

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday (September 22) issued its first air quality guidelines since 2005 aimed at reducing deaths from...

“It feels extra special”: backstage with ‘The Crown’ team and other Emmy winners

Royal drama "The Crown" and feel good comedy "Ted Lasso" nabbed the top prizes at television's Emmy awards on Sunday on a...