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- Texas Moves Forward with Cuts of Therapy Services for Disabled Children
The Texas Tribune
November 28, 2016
- Feds Order Texas to Comply with Special Ed Laws
October 4, 2016
September 10, 2016
In 2004, Texas arbitrarily decided what percentage of students should get special education services. Today, tens of thousands of children are paying the price.
- Texas Judge Sanctions Child Protective Services for ‘Groundless’ Removal of Child
September 2, 2016
- Half of Texas Child Protective Services’ 10 regional directors are Fired or Retire
August 30, 2016
- Federal Judge: Texas Foster Care System Violates Children’s Rights
The Texas Tribune
December 17, 2015
- FBISD Addresses Disproportionate Disciplining of African Americans
Community Impact Magazine
June 3, 2015
- FBISD Hosts Meeting to Discuss District’s Stance on Truancy
May 13, 2015
- FBISD, County and Courts sued over Truancy program
Fort Bend Star
May 9, 2015
- After Criticism, FBISD Halts Criminal Truancy Cases
April 27, 2015
- Disciplining of Black Students an Issue in Fort Bend ISD
January 17, 2015
- Black Preschoolers More Likely to Face Suspension
March 21, 2014
Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools — even as tiny preschoolers.
- Education Under Arrest
March 26, 2013
Tavis Smiley takes his cameras to Washington State, Louisiana, Missouri and California to present a narrative of what is working on the frontlines of reform in juvenile justice.
- Too Important To Fail
September 13, 2011
In the fifth installment of Tavis Smiley Reports, Tavis investigates the root causes of the increased dropout rate among teenagers, specifically among Black teenage males, as well as what can be done and is being done to reverse this.
- One-Way Tickets
Fort Bend Weekly
November 13, 2013
A revamp state law seeks to stop flood of misdemeanor charges being filed against students for minor problems; research shows poor black students ticketed more than other groups.