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Beckendorff Junior High quiz bowl team to compete in …

With its strong finish at TQBA Winter Roundup, the Beckendorff Junior High School quiz team has earned the right to play on a national stage. On Friday, the team will compete in the 137-team National …

Denton Ryan’s Teagle named new head football coach …

Teagle, a Missouri City native who graduated from Fort Bend Elkins, comes to the Panthers after with 16 years of coaching experience, including two as the offensive coordinator at Ryan.

Pandemic’s toll on educators has made Texas’ …

Toward the end of the last school year, Tomas Garcia made the difficult but, in his mind, right decision to leave teaching after 15 years. Like countless other educators, Garcia has loved the …

Retired Texas teachers closer to getting a “13th …

After months of political wrangling, the Texas House has advanced a bill that could give retired teachers, counselors and other school staff a one-time payment of up to $2,400. Senate Bill 7, …

Gas prices at highest level since 2014 and 5 other …

As Texans hit the roads this summer with pandemic restrictions eased and vaccinations widespread, the national average price of gas is expected to top $3 per gallon, though the average in Texas for …

15 Katy ISD stars named to 6A all-state football team

Fifteen Katy ISD football players were named to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 6A all-state team on Friday. Three were named to the first team.

Paetow RB Bankston named to 5A all-state second team

From all-district Offensive MVP to NCAA Division I signee to now a Class 5A all-state selection, it’s been a whirlwind couple of months for Paetow senior Damon Bankston.

Tompkins’ Smith named McDonald’s All-American team …

Tompkins senior guard Crystal Smith was named as a nominee for the 44th annual McDonald’s All-American girls team on Thursday.

Texas will require students to take the STAAR test in …

Texas public school students must show up in person to take the STAAR test this spring, and districts can apply for waivers to socially distance test takers, according to recent guidance released by …

Constellation Energy League gets into thick of season

Competition is beginning to heat up at Constellation Field where the four teams in the Constellation Energy League are hitting their groove with two full weeks of competition under their …

Texas fifth and eighth graders won't have to pass …

Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced …

Klein High School Teacher Receives C-SPAN Teacher …

Evangeline Mitchell, a teacher at Klein High School in nearby Klein, Tex. was selected out of multiple applicants nationwide to participate in C-SPAN's 2020 Teacher Fellowship Program. Along with …

Texas students will return to school campuses this …

Texas students will be returning to public schools in person this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott told state lawmakers Thursday morning. The state's top education officials confirmed the plans in a …

"Takeout for Good" event comes to Katy

Katy area residents will now be able to donate to the Houston Food Bank by eating out at local participating restaurants on Tuesday, June 2. GroupRaise, a restaurant fundraising platform, is …

Capital Highlights: Texas bolsters efforts to reduce …

AUSTIN — Testing, sanitizing and emergency food benefits increased as Texas entered its third month of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, Gov. Greg Abbott released a statement …
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