In shocking news out of Houston last week, the state announced it is taking over Houston ISD. The Texas Education Agency will dissolve the board and remove its superintendent. Dallas ISD Trustee Joyce Foreman joined host Jason Whitely to discuss what implications this could have for other school districts.
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Simple fix to prevent future electric outages has yet to be mandated by the Texas legislature
We can’t do it again. Of course, I think they need to participate in the critical infrastructure paperwork. It’s not that complicated,” Speaker Dade Phelan said.
The New Face of Trumpism in Texas
Last year, President Donald Trump’s popularity among Texans was flagging, and Democrats in the state, who hoped to take control of the Texas House and win several congressional seats, thought diverse ...
Fact check: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick claims 'nothing has changed' with early voting in Texas
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Texas cases haven't surged since mask order lifted. Experts say it's too soon to celebrate
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Express Briefing: How Biden's plan would help with weather disasters in Texas
To become a subscriber, take advantage of this special ... up to $200 billion in damage in Texas over the past decade. Texas was hammered by 67 major weather disasters from 2010 to 2020, more than any ...
How the corporate backlash to Georgia’s new voting law is shaping other fights around the country over access to the polls
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Fact-checking Texas Republicans' attacks on Harris County voting procedures
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Biden Prepares to Take on Gun Violence in Wake of Back-to-Back Shootings
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How should Texas schools spend $18 billion in stimulus money? Education leaders have ideas.
Alief officials hope to tap some of the billions of dollars in federal stimulus money in the next few years to hire additional staff that would allow them to give students more one-on-one attention.
What's inside Texas's move to overhaul voting rules
The war over voting access that has roiled Georgia is headed next to Texas ... law for the state and local governments don't have the authority to just make it up as they go along." Lina Hidalgo, the ...
Editorial Roundup: Texas
Editorial: A tawdry attack on voting rights, Senate Bill 7 should be rejected by the House Texas Republican senators disregarded the hours of expert testimony in committee and objections on the floor, ...