Texas
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
Public Education
‘They weren’t faring as well’: Texas university reinstates standardized testing requirement

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Texas (UT) Austin announced Monday it will require applicants to submit standardized test scores to boost student success. UT Austin will require standardized… Read More

March 12, 2024
Public Education
Prayers turn into anger as investigator clears Uvalde officers of wrongdoing

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Residents of Uvalde, Texas, erupted in anger during a Thursday meeting when an independent investigation’s report acknowledged missteps but cleared local police officers of policy… Read More

March 8, 2024
Opinion
School choice’s Texas-size victory

(The Daily Signal) – Republican primary voters in Texas sent a clear message on Super Tuesday: “We want school choice!” The Texas House of Representatives last year failed to pass… Read More

March 8, 2024
Public Education
School choice candidates win big in Texas Republican primary

(The Center Square) – Candidates who support school choice won big in Republican primaries Tuesday night in Texas. The majority of Republican primary voters also passed a nonbinding proposition supporting… Read More

March 7, 2024
Public Education
Texas school board votes to keep challenged books in elementary libraries against parents’ wishes

A Texas school board voted 6-1 to keep two trans-themed picture books in elementary school libraries. The Denton Independent School District Board of Trustees decided to retain Jacob’s New Dress… Read More

March 5, 2024
Courts
Two more school districts sued for electioneering

(The Center Square) – More public-school districts are being sued for allegedly using taxpayer resources to instruct staff to vote against school choice candidates in the Republican primary election regardless… Read More

March 4, 2024
Public Education
Superintendent at second Texas school district faces electioneering allegations after audio revealed

The superintendent for another Texas school district faces allegations of electioneering in the Republican primary, after a school reform activist released audio of the alleged incident. The Lion previously… Read More

March 1, 2024
Culture
Hulu rejected Texas church’s ad twice – until a law firm asked why 

(The Daily Signal) – Hulu has reversed its decision to reject an advertisement for a Texas church’s weeknight service, after spurning it twice as being “religious indoctrination.” The Fort Worth, Texas-based… Read More

February 29, 2024
Public Education
Legal group demands DA investigation of alleged Denton ISD election law violations

A public interest law group is demanding a district attorney investigate claims that officials at the Denton (Texas) Independent School District engaged in illegal electioneering. The Liberty Justice Center (LJC)… Read More

February 28, 2024
Culture, Public Education
Watch: Accuracy in media investigations reveal rot in Texas higher ed

(The Daily Signal) – Public universities in Texas are in the sights of the latest undercover investigation by the Accuracy in Media team to reveal schools’ flagrant disregard for the law… Read More

February 27, 2024
Public Education
Report: teachers ran LGBT education program at Dallas school without approval

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An LGBTQ program that partnered Dallas Independent School Districts (ISD) teachers with a local transgender care-providing clinic was never approved by Dallas ISD officials, documents obtained… Read More

February 27, 2024
Public Education
Texas school officials in hot water after email to district employees on how to vote in GOP primary

In an email published online by school reform advocate Corey DeAngelis, a Denton (Texas) Independent School District official instructs district employees, possibly illegally, how to vote… Read More

February 21, 2024
Culture
Texas teacher placed on leave after video and photos of him dressed in women’s clothing at school go viral

A Texas high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after widely distributed photos and a video revealed his habit of dressing in women’s clothing at school. In one… Read More

February 19, 2024
Culture
Anti-school choice Republicans are unpopular with Texas GOP primary voters

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A large majority of Texas Republican primary voters told pollsters they’d be less likely to vote in Texas GOP primaries for a House member who… Read More

February 7, 2024