Education Nation

Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 03:39 PM CDT

Pushing for Education Reform

Pushing for Education Reform

With world leaders gathered at the U.N. this week, advocates for educators are pushing for real change. The Global Business Coalition for Education is an organization focused on promoting education for children...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2013 at 08:32 PM CDT

Special Dallas ISD Meeting About Mike Miles

Special Dallas ISD Meeting About Mike Miles

DISD board members are getting a step closer to deciding whether or not Superintendent Mike Miles will be keeping his job.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 09:52 AM CDT

Dallas Charter School Could Reopen Soon

Dallas Charter School Could Reopen Soon

A Dallas charter school forced to temporarily shut its doors last week could reopen in a matter of days.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 09:49 AM CDT

TX Ed. Board Holds Hearings on Science Texts

TX Ed. Board Holds Hearings on Science Texts

The State Board of Education is holding two potentially emotionally charged public hearings on high school graduation requirements and what science textbooks should be approved for classrooms across Texas.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 09:51 AM CDT

Report: Textbook Makers Asked to Adjust Evolution Lessons

Report: Textbook Makers Asked to Adjust Evolution Lessons

Publishers producing high school biology textbooks are being pressured to water down lessons on evolution and climate change, a progressive watchdog group said Monday. The State Board of Education...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 02:05 PM CDT

High School Start Times Questioned

High School Start Times Questioned

High school students could start their days later and get more sleep if the nation's top education official gets his way.

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 05:35 PM CDT

A Little Summertime Reading for Irving ISD Students

A Little Summertime Reading for Irving ISD Students

About 90,000 books are being given away to Irving ISD kids to encourage them to read over the summer.

Monday, May 27, 2013 at 09:02 AM CDT

State Poised to Reduce Tests; Overhaul Education

State Poised to Reduce Tests; Overhaul Education

Facing a midnight deadline, the House and Senate were set to vote late Sunday to slash the standardized tests required in high school by two thirds, from 15 to five.

Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 06:40 PM CDT

Praise And Protest For Mike Miles' Speech At Dallas Church

Praise And Protest For Mike Miles' Speech At Dallas Church

Dallas ISD superintendent addressed a predominately black Dallas church on Sunday while people across the street protested against his appearance.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 07:14 PM CDT

UTA Finals Week Goes to the Dogs

UTA Finals Week Goes to the Dogs

University of Texas at Arlington students who are cramming for finals are turning to some four-legged friends for some stress relief.