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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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Biden tells NATO allies: I want Europe to know the U.S. is there

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday (June 14) he wanted Europe to know the United States...
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Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donates $2.7 bln in latest round of charitable giving

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday (June 15) that she has donated $2.7 billion to nearly 300 organizations focused on what...

New York state skylines glow with fireworks as COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Fireworks in major cities across New York state on Tuesday night (June 15) celebrated a major milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic: the...

Suspect stopped with spike strip after lengthy chase on Beltway 8

HOUSTON - A driver running red lights has been caught after a lengthy chase overnight, according to Houston police.

Woman being questioned after man stabbed to death in west Houston hotel room

HOUSTON – Authorities have launched investigation after a man who was found stabbed in the chest in a west Houston hotel Monday...