# Texas education
What you should know about homeschooling in Texas
Homeschooling is a great way to take control of your child’s education, but it can also be a daunting task. There are many things you need to know and do to homeschool legally in Texas. This guide will help you get started on the right foot.
Texas School Board Rejects State Approved “In God We Trust Sign”
Last year, Texas passed a state law requiring public schools could display donated signs that read “In God We Trust”. Protestors looked for loopholes to get around the law. Now, one school district is rejecting donations of signs that read “In God We Trust” because they have enough for each school.
Texas Governor Supports $1.5 Million Job Training Grant
On Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott applauded the Texas Workforce Commission award of $1.5 million in grants going to Ranger College which is close to Fort Worth, Texas. The TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Julian Alvarez awarded $325,000 to Erath Community College from a Jobs and Education for Texas (JET) grant and $1.25 million from a Skills and Development Fund Grant.
More Security and Clear Backpacks are Required Because of the Uvalde, Texas Shooting
Just when you thought Dallas Independent School District (ISD) was the only one going with clear backpacks, another district is trying the same. Further south of Dallas, Austin ISD is trying the same.
Texas School District Requires Clear Backpack Because of Uvalde Incident
The May 24 incident at Uvalde School is still fresh in the minds of Texans where 19 students and two teachers were killed by the 18-year-old gunman. Representative Dustin Burrows on the investigation committee said: