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School Administrators Hit by Harvey Ask Legislative Panel for Break on Testing

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Houston Student Suing School Over Expulsion for Refusing to Stand for the Pledge

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US Supreme Court Declines Review on Special Education Cases

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US Supreme Court Declines Review on Special Education Cases

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Houston ISD to pay $300K for audit of special education

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Parent’s Special Education Lawsuit Dismissed for Failure to Pursue a Due Process Hearing

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5 Mindfulness Resources for Educators

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Student Enrollment in TX Special Education Programs Jumps

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Good Times at the Texas Restorative Discipline Practices Conference!

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Fall 2017 Catalog from Ed311

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Restorative Discipline Practices Author Visits South Africa

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New Video on the TEXRP Conference

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Bathroom Bill Dies in Special Session

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Bathroom Bill highlights difficulties changing birth certificates

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Law School Association Boycotts Texas Over Bathroom, Sanctuary Bills

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Court Holds Lawsuit Alleging Injuries During Athletics Subject To Dismissal

Jessica Ryburn sued the Giddings Independent School District on behalf of her middle school son, L.W., for injuries she claims he sustained during “mat drills” at the direction of his athletics coach.  Mat drills involved two students “on all fours on the mat going at...
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What to Know about “Bring Your Bible to School Day”

October 5, 2017 is Bring Your Bible To School Day, recognized nationwide as a way to “celebrate religious freedom,” according to its sponsor Focus on the Family.  Event details are set out in a Frequently Asked Questions page on their website. ...
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Is Your District Adopting the New Rules for Seat Belts on School Buses?

This year, the Texas Legislature mandated that all newly-acquired school buses be equipped with three-point seat belts. Senate Bill 693 amended Transportation Code § 547.701(e) in response to two deadly school bus crashes involving Texas students.  The legislation...
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