• By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune
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The Texas Education Agency told the U.S. Department of Education Wednesday that it has never set a cap or limit on the number or percent of Texas public school students receiving special education support — but added that upcoming changes to the system should help district staff who may have…

The superintendents and elected school boards of 11 Texas districts — including Dallas, Houston and Fort Worth — have been ordered by the state education agency to attend two-day training programs to learn how to fix their failing schools.

Private companies will lose their contracts to operate five federal prisons in Texas under a U.S. Department of Justice plan announced Thursday to phase out private management of federal lockups nationwide.

FORT WORTH — Despite the state’s request for an expedited ruling, a federal judge took no action Friday on a request to block the Obama administration’s guidelines to accommodate transgender students.

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday delivered a temporary, last-minute victory to families of children with disabilities who want to stop sweeping budget cuts to a state-funded children’s therapy program.

A Texas-based economic development team is rolling out a new marketing tool to recruit businesses to bring new jobs to the state. Sound familiar?

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