Texas Flag” by M&R Glasgow licensed under CC BY 2.0

Source: Texas Tribune

Texas officials are examining potential changes to the educational system after a recent report found students within the state are falling behind in their studies.

Based on the findings from the National Assessment of Education Progress, black and Hispanic elementary and middle school students continue to under-perform compared to their white counterparts.

In particular, the study examined 27 school districts in Texas, including those in Houston and Dallas, and found that white students outperform black and Hispanic students in math and reading.

Despite a drop in reading and math rates across all racial groups between 2015 and 2017, officials hope drastic changes will increase the education of all students.

The findings from Texas mirror a recent nationwide decline in educational scores among young students.

Read Full Story: Texas Tribune


Contact mOppenheimTV

Thank you for your interest in mOppenheimTV. Do you have a question or comment about our programs or services? Please get in touch with us! We welcome any feedback you may have.

Your Name (required)

Your Organization (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Subject (required) - check any that apply
INSIGHTNonprofit SpotlightPBS CollaborationExecutive SearchOther

Your Message

To submit, please enter the characters below into the bottom field:

Texas Continuing to Fail Students in Education

Education, News |