In 2018, the U.S. Department of Education announced the Texas Education Agency was non-compliant with special education standards based on a 2017 visit. At the time, the state had an unofficial cap of 8.5% for students receiving special education services, according to reporting from the Houston Chronicle.
California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is running for governor in 2026. If elected, he would be the first Black person for the job.
Thousands of education staff across Northern Ireland have voted to strike in a dispute over pay, a union has said. About 7,000 employees of the Education Authority (EA) are due to take part. Unison said 90% of its members working for the EA voted for strike action after the authority paused pay negotiations with unions.