The rise of black homeschooling

The rise of black homeschooling

Advocates of school choice say that it gives low-income parents access to institutions that can better serve their children. Critics say that it lures highly motivated Black families away from traditional public schools and further hobbles underfunded districts. Presidents Clinton and Obama supported charters, but Democrats have largely cooled on them, and progressives such as … Read more

Uvalde’s parents make hard choices for the coming school year

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. UVALDE — Brianna Gonzales, fresh off her nursing shift, sat quietly alongside her two sons in Uvalde High School’s auditorium this past week as school district officials laid out for parents new safety measures for … Read more

Republicans win a majority of State Board of Education seats

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Several Republican State Board of Education candidates who ran in opposition to so-called critical race theory in public schools won their races Tuesday night, giving Republicans one more seat on the board, according to Decision … Read more