In Texas, out of 1,247 school districts the Texas Education Agency categorizes 459 of them as rural. That more than likely means those 459 are facing either a teacher shortage, or a teacher retention issue.
An agreement between Lubbock Christian University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will allow for LCU honors students to apply early to the HSC’s medical school, granting pre-admission and exemption from a medical entrance exam.
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents elected Christopher M. Huckabee and J. Michael Lewis chairman and vice chairman, respectively, during a special-called meeting of the board on Thursday afternoon.
The Lubbock-Copper Education Foundation surprised educators with $105,000 in grants for innovative education projects today. Twenty-five grants have been issued throughout all eight Lubbock-Cooper ISD campuses.
Gov. Greg Abbott is urging Texas universities to re-evaluate their admissions processes in the wake of a federal investigation that led to bribery charges against a coach at the University of Texas at Austin.
At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.
On the night of the deadline to file bills this legislative session, Texas Senate leaders turned in their first crack at legislation designed to reform school finance — rounding out a series of proposals in the upper chamber aiming to address rising property taxes and fix the way the state pays for
After a contentious three-hour public hearing Monday, the Senate Finance Committee unanimously passed a bill that would provide annual $5,000 pay raises for all full-time classroom teachers in the state.
The Texas Tech Board of Regents approved an online graduate certificate in veterans affairs, approved funding for various facilities projects, and moved forward with plans to demolish the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium and Coliseum, scheduled for April 10.
The Texas House Democratic Caucus laid out a $14.5 billion plan for school finance reform and property tax relief Wednesday, releasing a list of priorities in advance of a key school finance bill Republican education leaders are expected to file and support.
Gary Laramore, the superintendent of Seminole Independent School District, has submitted his resignation to the district. The district’s board of trustees will soon begin a search to fill his position.
The Texas Tech University System is accepting submissions for public art for the Dustin R. Womble Basketball Center, currently under construction west of the United Supermarkets Arena. Professional artists have until 3 p.m. March 20 to submit a proposal.
This weekend the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars will honor its Teachers of the Year Award winners in Austin and among those who will receive recognition is Sarah Martin, a teacher at Roosevelt Junior High School in Lubbock County.
As Texas’ Republican leadership calls for property tax cuts and a school finance overhaul, the Texas House on Monday pitched a bold proposal: Pump roughly $7 billion more state funds into public schools — but only if lawmakers can satisfactorily overhaul the school finance system to slow the growth
With each school year and each round of students, participation in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years program is making the community a better place and students at Hutchinson Middle School better citizens of the world.
A rocket team from Texas Tech is one of five teams from different universities around the country competing in the Bayer Alka-Rocket challenge with the hopes of winning $30,000 and the chance to break a Guinness World Record.
Mindy Brashears, a Texas Tech professor of food microbiology and food safety, will participate in a Senate confirmation hearing at 9:30 a.m. today in Washington D.C. with the hopes of becoming the United States Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for Food Safety.
On the same day Texas Tech was honored with the Senator Paul Simon Campus Internationalization award the Wall Street Journal published an article about the decreasing number of international students on U.S. university campuses.
Texas' decision to spend $33.3 million less on students with disabilities in 2012 will likely cost it millions in future federal funding after a Wednesday afternoon 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling.
Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes
Generally, heads of multi-million dollar non-profits don’t visit small elementary schools in rural towns. But then again, small elementary schools in rural towns generally don’t raise thousands of dollars to fight cancer.
A former Coronado High School teacher who was arrested after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of improper relationship with a student.