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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In Texas House fight, Democrats bet big on health care, while Republicans emphasize police support
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Despite virus fears, Texas sends most voters to the polls
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Meyer says he’s centrist, Cattanach says he’s out of touch in Texas House rematch for key Dallas seat
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Texas teachers are demanding that schools be safe before they return. But they have little leverage short of quitting.
The first explained to his employer that he would have gladly continued teaching remotely from his home but did not feel safe returning to the classroom as he had been ordered. The second was to his ...
State takes over Houston's Harvey home repair program
A Houston program that has been criticized for its slow pace in repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey has been taken over by the state.
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