Texas Conservatives Back Teacher Evaluations, School Grading PlansTop conservatives clamoring for 'school choice' voucher plans in the Texas Legislature are offering other priorities that are less hot-button but still may spark bitter floor fights.
Texas Senate Votes To Overhaul Parent Trigger LawThe Texas Senate has approved legislation to expedite the parental right to close public schools or convert them into charter schools if they are under performing academically.
Primary Will Determine Who Takes Dallas House Seat State Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway’s campaign for Congress has left a key opening in a historically black southern Dallas state House district — and three Democratic candidates are angling for it. With nobody else in the race, whoever wins the May 29 primary gets the HD-110 seat.
Texas State Legislator Uses Ethnic Slur During HearingThe lawmaker was telling a state agency that it should pay legitimate claims.