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January 22, 2018

Facebook recently announced major changes to its news feed algorithm, which will prioritize posts from friends over posts from Pages you like. For brands that rely on Facebook Pages for traffic and engagement, this caused concern and, for some, panic.

August 14, 2017

Last week, the Texas Education Agency sent a letter to Texas superintendents providing an overview of House Bill 22, a law passed during the regular session that makes changes to the A-F accountability system, and the expected implementation timeline.

HB 22 takes t...

July 7, 2017

The future of public relations lies in community building. Consider Americans’ plummeting trust in mass media, plus the skyrocketing popularity of social media as a news source. Add to it that 63 percent of Americans say family and friends are an important way they get...

April 20, 2017

After hours of heated debate and its preliminary passage on Wednesday, the Texas House of Representatives officially advanced House Bill 21 - Rep. Dan Huberty's $1.6 billion school finance fix to the Senate on Thursday with a 132-15 vote.

“While our system is lawful, it...

April 13, 2017

The Texas Senate Education Committee heard testimony Tuesday from a long line of supporters and a few critics of Senate Bill 463, which would keep individual graduation committees that allow students to graduate even if they fail STAAR exams.

These graduation...

April 6, 2017

Leaders from San Antonio ISD and Grand Prairie ISD testified in front of the Texas Senate Education Committee on Thursday alongside their charter school partners in support of a bipartisan bill that would encourage the expansion of district-charter partnerships like th...

April 6, 2017

As the Texas House of Representatives continues to debate a two-year $218.2 billion budget, a major move was made on Thursday relating to education vouchers in Texas.

In a 2-to-1 vote, the House approved an amendment to the budget by Rep. Abel Herrero (D-Robstown), bann...

April 5, 2017

The Texas House Public Education Committee on Tuesday advanced House Bill 22, which would scale back the state’s A-F rating system for school districts and campuses, to the full House.

Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Houston) filed HB 22 to, among other things, reduce the number of...

March 31, 2017

A modified version of the school choice/voucher bill, Senate Bill 3, with narrower eligibility requirements than those included in previous versions of the bill, passed out of the Texas Senate on Thursday with a final vote of 18-13. 

SB 3, authored b...