Bush Institute’s first initiative focuses on improving performance of school principals

Bush Institute launches initiative for principals

Texas ed board adopts resolution calling for textbook publishers to limit references to Islam

Texas ed board adopts resolution limiting Islam

Texas Board of Ed considering resolution calling for publishers to limit Islam in textbooks

Texas ed board considers resolution limiting Islam

Texas sues over federal rejection of state’s application for $830 million in education aid

Texas sues feds over $830M in education aid

Longhorns secondary grew up after last-second loss at Texas Tech in 2008

Texas DBs grew up after ‘08 loss at Texas Tech

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt makes $400M push to bring more technology to classrooms

Publishing giant makes $400M education investment

Texas congresswoman says awarding scholarships to her own family didn’t shortchange others

Lawmaker says mistakes used to distort her image

Texas congresswoman admits she steered scholarship money to relatives, violating rules

Texas congresswoman admits she violated rules

A&M QB Johnson learns a few football lessons himself while teaching, Aggies hope they pay off

A&M QB Johnson learns a few lessons as teacher

Texas Tech AD who brought in Hall of Famer Knight, oversaw contentious Leach spat, retiring

AD who brought Knight to Texas Tech is retiring

Texas launches iTunes program allowing teachers to post multimedia lessons free for students

iTunes Texas education channel launched

HOUSTON — Texas students can now download podcasts, videos and other multimedia lessons directly from iTunes through a new online program aimed at providing free, supplementary coursework that can be accessed anywhere, state officials announced Tuesday.

Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville chooses senior Potts to start at QB for the Red Raiders

Senior Taylor Potts named Tech starting QB

Atlanta schools latest in string of test cheating scandals across nation

Atlanta latest in string of cheating scandals

Community college campus shut down near Dallas after reports of gunfire

Reports of gunfire at campus near Dallas

McKINNEY, Texas — A community college about 30 miles north of Dallas has been put on lockdown after reports of gunfire.

States avoid massive layoffs through $26B in federal aid, but bill only postpones hard choices

Aid helps states escape layoffs, but for how long?

At a Glance: Universities where students can bet on their grades with website Ultrinsic

Glance: Schools where students can make grade bets

Obama, on midterm campaign trail, says Republicans playing politics with small business aid

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife

Obama travels Monday to Texas to push his higher-education agenda, raise campaign cash

President Barack Obama

Study: ‘Common Core’ academic standards clearer, more rigorous than those in most states

‘Common Core’ standards clearer, more rigorous

University of Texas strips name of Klansman, former law professor from dormitory

UT strips Klansman’s name from Austin dorm

Univ. of Texas to consider taking former law school teacher and Klansman’s name off dorm

Univ. of Texas to mull taking Klansman off dorm

Mall locations, cafes, easy return boxes pop up as libraries focus on convenience

Libraries focus on convenience with mall locations

Texas Tech appeals ruling in another attempt to block former coach Leach’s contract lawsuit

Texas Tech appeals ruling on Leach lawsuit

U. of Oklahoma president says Sooners, Texas A&M received invites from Southeastern Conference

OU prez says Sooners, A&M got invite from SEC

First-time Frogs: Undefeated freshman LHP Purke helps TCU get to its 1st College World Series

Undefeated freshman Purke gets TCU to 1st CWS

SMU Gets Parking Limits Plan


Kansas official says smaller Big 12 schools offered money to Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma

Big 12 wheeling, dealing explained

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins said Wednesday that the five Big 12 schools in danger of being left without a conference came up with a plan that included offering money to keep Texas, Texas A&M and Oklahoma in the league.

Kansas athletic director says some Big 12 schools offered money to Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma

Kansas describes offer of Big 12 incentives

Kan. gov., senators see Big 12 survival as ‘great news,’ despite concessions to other states

Kansas celebrates Big 12 survival, despite cost

Big 12 commish says league ready to cash in with new TV deals, even with 10 schools

Promise of bigger TV dollars drove Big 12 survival

Big 12 Bounce Back: Conference survives attempted Pac-10 raid to play again with 10 members

Big 12 bounces back, lives to play again

AUSTIN, Texas — Staring at extinction, the Big 12 is once again in play.

Texas to Pac-10: No thanks. Horns say they will continue competing in Big 12

Texas: ‘Horns to continue competing in Big 12

Former Oklahoma coach Billy Tubbs stepping down as Lamar athletic director

Tubbs stepping down as Lamar AD

BEAUMONT, Texas — Lamar University athletic director Billy Tubbs is stepping down to become a special assistant and consultant to the school President.

Texas AD: Longhorns still ‘looking at all options’ in decision on whether to stay in Big 12

AD says Texas still looking at ‘all options’

Nebraska bails, Boise State moves on, Big 12 tries to survive new college sports landscape

Nebraska, Boise move on; Big 12 tries to hang on

Undocumented Harvard student says he faces deportation to Mexico after trying to board plane

Senator John Kerry: his

Texas, Texas Tech schedule meetings to discuss Big 12 shake-up, future

Texas holds the key in Big 12

AUSTIN, Texas — With the future of the Big 12 at stake, University of Texas regents have scheduled a meeting for next week to decide whether the Longhorns will remain in the fast-disintegrating league or switch to another conference.

Big Ten accepts Nebraska for membership in another blow to Big 12

Nebraska joins Big Ten

LINCOLN, Neb. — Paterno vs. Pelini. Huskers vs. Hawkeyes. Trips to Columbus, Ohio, instead of Columbia, Mo.

University of Texas regents schedule meeting for Tuesday to discuss Big 12 shake-up, future

Texas regents to meet Tuesday about Big 12 future

Nebraska asks Big Ten for membership, confident it will be accepted in another blow to Big 12

Nebraska seeks Big Ten membership

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska fans accustomed to making road trips to Columbia, Mo., better get ready to reset their GPS units for Columbus, Ohio.

Oklahoma State AD on realignment: ‘We just want to be with Texas when the dust settles!’

Okla St hopes to stick with Texas in realignment

With Colorado already gone, Texas, Texas A&M officials discuss future of Big 12

Texas, Texas A&M discuss Big 12 future

AUSTIN, Texas — With the future of the Big 12 seemingly up for grabs, the presidents and athletic directors of Texas and Texas A&M met Thursday to discuss the future of their athletic programs after Colorado accepted an invitation to join the Pac-10 and with Nebraska weighing a move to the Big Ten.

Colorado leaves Big 12 to accept invite to become 11th team in Pac-10

Colorado accepts invitation to join Pac-10

Texas and Texas A&M officials to meet to discuss future of Big 12

Texas and Texas A&M to discuss Big 12 future

Man who posed as teen basketball star at West Texas high school indicted on 6 felonies

Man who posed as Texas student faces 6 felonies

KBR awarded $87 million contract for building at UNC dental school

KBR gets $87M building contract at UNC

HOUSTON — Engineering and construction company KBR Inc. said Monday that it was awarded an $87 million contract to construct a new building at the University of North Carolina’s dental school.

From unemployed to underemployed, Great Recession is a lingering reality

For many, recovery means lower expectations

E-mail reveals Ohio St president called Texas counterpart in unfolding Big Ten addition review

E-mail hints at Texas in Big Ten addition talks

States join to establish ‘Common Core’ standards for high school graduation