Texas
Courts
Texas, Montana sue Biden over rule requiring states to pay for ‘gender transition’

(The Center Square) – Texas and Montana have sued the Biden administration over another federal rule change it implemented, this time over one that requires states to pay for “gender… Read More

June 12, 2024
Courts
Texas wins first round in battle over Title IX lawsuit

(The Center Square) – A federal court on Tuesday handed Texas its first win in a lawsuit filed against the Biden administration over a mandate issued by two federal agencies… Read More

June 12, 2024
Courts
Texas Supreme Court rules state’s abortion ban laws are legal

(The Center Square) – The Texas Supreme Court delivered another blow to abortion activists in another lawsuit filed over state laws banning most abortions, ruling they are constitutional. Justice Jane… Read More

June 4, 2024
Legislation
Gov. Abbott: School choice wins in Tuesday’s GOP primary runoffs in Texas

(The Center Square) – The Texas state legislature now has enough votes to pass school choice initiatives after Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff election, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday night. “The… Read More

May 29, 2024
Courts
Texas sues Biden over ‘gender identity’ accommodation guidance

(The Center Square) – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued three federal agencies Tuesday to “stop an unlawful attempt to redefine federal law through agency guidance” that mandates “gender identity”… Read More

May 23, 2024
Legislation
Abbott pushes back on claim that public schools aren’t fully funded

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott pushed back against a narrative being propagated by the state’s largest teacher’s union and Texas Democrats that public schools are not fully funded. Read More

May 15, 2024
Courts
Special education teacher arrested in Texas for throwing, injuring autistic student

A Texas special education teacher was arrested Monday and charged with assaulting an autistic student during class. Shaq Morales, a special needs teacher at Banuelos Elementary School, allegedly threw an… Read More

May 9, 2024
Legislation
Abbott instructs Texas colleges, universities not to comply with Biden Title IX rule

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday directed the Texas public university systems and community colleges to not comply with a new rule change implemented by the Biden… Read More

May 9, 2024
Legislation
Texas AG warns city of Austin not to defy law protecting minors from trans medical abuses

The Republican attorney general of Texas, Ken Paxton, warned the city of Austin not to defy a Texas law that bans gender-altering medical treatment. The Austin City Council… Read More

May 6, 2024
Public Education
Texas law enforcement cracks down on pro-Hamas rioters in Austin

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Public Safety took swift action Wednesday to crack down on pro-Hamas rioters in Austin who attempted to take… Read More

April 25, 2024
Public Education
Texas Education Agency takes over more public school districts

(The Center Square) – The Texas Education Agency is continuing to take over failing public school districts. The most recent takeovers include Socorro ISD and Marlin ISD. The TEA appointed… Read More

April 23, 2024
Legislation
Gov. Abbott advances efforts to combat antisemitism in Texas

(The Center Square) – Ahead of the start of Passover on Monday and as antisemitic incidents continue to occur on college campuses and in public schools, Gov. Greg Abbott is… Read More

April 19, 2024
Legislation
DEI jobs, policies being eliminated at Texas universities to comply with new law

(The Center Square) – Diversity, equity and inclusion jobs and policies are being eliminated at Texas higher education universities as administrators begin complying with a new law that went into… Read More

April 18, 2024
Culture
Apologies for government response to COVID-19 not good enough, witnesses say

(The Daily Signal) – America can’t move on from what happened during the mass government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. That was the message Tuesday at a House Judiciary Committee subcommittee… Read More

April 17, 2024
Public Education
Family files federal lawsuit against school district for alleged abuse, ‘torture’ of autistic daughter

The parents of an elementary student with autism have taken legal action against their daughter’s school, claiming she was physically abused by staff members. Christopher Dohse and Kimberly Pittard filed… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
University of Texas lays off dozens of diversity, equity and inclusion staff to comply with red state crackdown

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) will lay off dozens of staff with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) portfolios in compliance with a new… Read More

April 4, 2024
Courts
Texas school officials indicted for criminal electioneering, face jail time and fine if convicted

A husband and wife employed by a local school district have been criminally charged after allegations of illegal electioneering in a recent Texas school election. Lindsay and Jesus Lujan, who… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Texas superintendent suspended after trans-identifying student removed from male role in school musical

A Texas school superintendent has been suspended for requiring actors in a school play to be cast according to their birth sex, a policy that was later overturned by the… Read More

March 14, 2024
Culture
Pro-life groups urge University of Houston to remove pro-abortion statue

(Daily Signal) – The University of Houston is facing backlash from pro-life organizations over a pro-abortion statue on campus grounds. The university canceled the exhibit’s official presentation ceremony,… Read More

March 12, 2024
Public Education
4 Texas House incumbents to face runoffs against pro-school choice candidates

(The Center Square) – Four Texas House Republican incumbents face runoff elections in May against pro-school choice candidates. They are among several incumbents facing runoff elections, but four have been… Read More

March 12, 2024