The latest news on Texas
Figure doesn't include many schools, and may reach $1 billion.
Powder is reportedly not poisonous; case being investigated as backlash over the financial crisis
Texas district cuts 375 teachers, and cameras capture the emotional aftermath.
The Broad Foundation will give the Texas district $1 million in scholarships for graduating seniors.
Fewer than half the students enrolled before Hurricane Ike are expected to return.
Ike's destruction forces students to A&M's flagship campus, likely for the remainder of the semester.
Colleges in Louisiana and Texas evacuate students; football games are moved, rescheduled, or canceled.
Human Rights Watch calls on schools to abolish paddling.