TX investigates more than 300 accusations of teacher-student sex in FY 2017

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Education Agency, the investigative unit for the state’s education department, opened more than 300 cases into educator sexual misconduct with students in fiscal year 2017 – 32 percent more than the year before. The TEA launched a total of 302 investigations into allegations of inappropriate relationships between school employees and […]

School issues ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist,’ ‘Most Likely to Blend in with White People’ awards

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOUSTON – Parents of several students at a Houston area junior high are outraged after their children came home with mock awards last week that they claim are offensive and racially insensitive. A group of teachers reported passed out the mock end-of-year awards at a ceremony last Thursday at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Channelview […]

TX lawmakers move on school bathroom bill with one week left in session

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

AUSTIN, Texas – A law to require all students in Texas schools to use bathrooms that correspond to their birth gender gained approval in the state House last week and could soon become law. State House members voted 91-50 Sunday night to require student bathrooms to be segregated by gender, with students assigned based on […]

School choice opponents claim vouchers will make TX ‘most cost effective place for ISIS to train children’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

AUSTIN, Texas – School choice opponents are making some outlandish claims in an attempt to kill new educational options proposed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, including a suggestion that school vouchers could be used to train ISIS terrorists. League City Independent School District Technology Integration Specialist Rod Dunklee recently wrote in to The Daily News […]

Judge allows ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ poster in Texas school

By Victor Skinner on Friday, December 16th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

BELTON, Texas – A Texas judge ruled Thursday that “A Charlie Brown Christmas” poster that quoted the Bible can go back up on a school employee’s office door after a principal forced her to remove it. Bell County Judge Jack Jones issued a restraining order against the Killeen Independent School District that prohibits officials at […]

Students defy school’s camo ban imposed after pro-Trump photo

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SPRING, Texas – Students at Klein Oaks High School are defying their principal’s demand not to wear camouflage clothes after a controversial photo of several student posing in the garb went viral online. A photo of a large group of Klein Oak students dressed in camouflage with their middle fingers in the air in front […]

Woman attempts to shame school pep rally Trump supporters

By Victor Skinner on Friday, November 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

HURST, Texas – A recent pep rally at L.D. Bell High School apparently offended one woman because some students showed support for Republican candidate Donald Trump, so she attempted to shame them with pictures posted online. Former L.D. Bell student Elizabeth Ramirez allegedly attended the pep rally at the school this week to watch her […]

Texas teacher charged with double murder

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas – Police arrested first-year teacher Cary Joseph Heath at Permenter Middle School Monday and charged him with killing his neighbor and another man at a party Saturday night. Fort Worth Police allege Heath attended a Halloween party at his neighbor’s house Saturday night and carried on cordial conversations with the neighbor and […]

Clown attacks Texas State student outside dorm

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SAN MARCOS, Texas – A clown reportedly attacked a student outside of a Texas State University dormitory on Monday, the latest in an epidemic of creepy clown attacks, sightings and threats nationwide in the last month. Texas State University Police Sgt. Rolando Belmares told The Austin American-Statesman the clown chased and grabbed a woman as […]

Parents pull transgender 8-year-old from TX school over ‘hateful’ classmates

By Victor Skinner on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 7 Comments

GRAPEVINE, Texas – A transgender Texas third-grader is making a public spectacle of withdrawing from her public school over allegations of bullying. Chelsa Morrison, mother of transgender 8-yer-old Marilyn Morrison, told Fox 4 her son-turned-daughter enjoyed the positive attention she received recently at a Pride Parade in Dallas, but the negative attention at school has […]

TX investigates record number of teacher-student sex cases — 1,100!

By Victor Skinner on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Education Agency is requesting help from the state legislature to deal with a record number of teachers sexually abusing their students. The TEA’s seven-investigator team is currently handling 1,110 cases involving educator misconduct amid an eight-year high in the number of educators involved with inappropriate relationships with students. “The Texas […]

School posts warning: ‘Staff may be armed, will use whatever force is necessary’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MEDINA, Texas – A Texas school district is sending a message to anyone thinking about harming students: think again. The Medina Independent School District posted a sign in front of Medina Elementary School last week that explains exactly how seriously officials take the safety of the 303 students they’re entrusted to educate. “Attention,” the sign […]

LAWSUIT: Lunch lady poisoned child’s food

By Victor Skinner on Monday, September 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

SAN SABA, Texas – Parents of a Texas high schooler claim a school employee poisoned their son’s lunch after an altercation with the child’s mother. Serena and Gary Spivey filed a lawsuit against Mullin Independent School District this week after they claim their son became seriously sick last Friday after eating his school lunch, KXXV […]

Texas school covers Ten Commandments after ‘anonymous complaint’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, September 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

O’DONNELL, Texas – One complaint was all it took for O’Donnell High School officials to do away with the Ten Commandments. Atheists at the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter O’Donnell Independent School District Superintendent Kathy Amonett alleging that an anonymous tipster was offended by a painting of the Ten Commandments and a […]

PHOTO: Kindergartner stops outside school to pray, say Pledge of Allegiance

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

SANTA FE, Texas – Five-year-old Texas kindergartner Royce Nelson has his priorities in order: God, country, school. Heather Nelson told ABC 7 she rushed her son to kindergarten last week but when he reached the front door of Roy J. Wollam Elementary School he stopped in his tracks as other kids rushed inside. Nelson called […]