School is getting ready to start up again, and students are getting excited about new friends, new teachers, new backpacks, and a brand new start. And there's this not-so-happy news that Texas ranks among the lowest in the US for SAT scores, so we gotta buckle down. There is one bright spot.
As a parent, if you get a letter this year from your child's school saying a classmate has head lice, it's because a new Texas law requires the school to send it. But there is one instance that will remain undercover, and parents will never know.
To perform better in school, maybe kids need less time in the classroom.
Some Texas schools are gaining attention for tripling the recess time for students, and we're waiting to see if this growing trend catches on in East Texas.
Modern schools deal with a mountain of challenges. Teachers must handle disruptive students who have little or no respect for rules or consequences, parents who leave the parenting up to the schools, and in many cases administrators who simply don't support the teachers. However, what occurs in this video is without question unacceptable.
A wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain has started across East Texas. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 6pm on Friday, although most of the precipitation should fall between now and noon on Friday.
The latest list of delays and closures follows the bump.
The latest forecast still shows up to have a Winter Storm Warning from 6pm this evening thru 6pm Friday. Ice accumulations up to .3 of an inch, with snow accumulations from 1-4 inches possible. Low tonight expected in the mid-20's.
Still nothing on radar as far west as the Texas Hill Country but that should be changing this evening.
The latest list of closures and delays follows the bump.