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May 18, 2018

Santa Fe High: The Latest School Thrust Onto the List of Mass Shootings

Before Friday's shooting, Texas' Santa Fe High School was perhaps best known as having been at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case on whether students can lead prayers over the public-address system at football games. Now, it has joined an ever-growing list of schools that have lost students or staff to gun violence.

December 20, 2017

Hurricane Recovery, Superintendent Severances, Principal Workloads: The Top District Dossier Posts of 2017

Readers also flocked to stories on school secession, corruption in the Chicago public schools, and districts honored for supporting and encouraging their teachers.

September 01, 2017

As Many Focus on Houston, Other Coastal Schools Slammed by Harvey Still Ache

Some Texas coastal districts are racing to open just after Labor Day while others say they may be closed "indefinitely"

August 31, 2017

More Than 1 Million Students Affected by Hurricane Harvey So Far

The storm has damaged schools and displaced thousands of students throughout Texas, and many officials say they'll be feeling the impact of the storm for months to come.

August 29, 2017

Harvey Forces More Than 220 District Closures as Damages Mount

Determining the full extent of the damage will take weeks, if not months, as will determining how many students are ultimately displaced and where they end up.

August 16, 2017

Assistant Principal Removed After Writing Book With White Nationalist Symbol

The assistant principal wrote a children's book featuring Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that has been adopted by the alt-right.

August 11, 2017

Houston District May Face State Takeover

Officials from the Texas Education Agency told Houston school district officials that a state takeover could be in the offing if the district does not improve some of its persistently struggling schools, the Houston Chronicle reports.


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