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State sharing stats on principals
Principals at public schools average nearly 20 years of experience in Texas and have been on the job in their current districts for about 12 years. That's according to a new annual report from the Texas Education Agency, which for the first time is requiring administrators to report that data to state officials to give parents — and the public — better insight into who's running their public schools.
DNA sketch leads to confession in small-town Texas killing
House GOP bill would tax grad student tuition
Supreme Court lets Texas ruling over gay spouse benefits stand
AUSTIN -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a Texas ruling that gay spouses may not be entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits -- a potential victory for social conservatives hoping to chip away at 2015's legalization of same-sex marriage.
Advocates say Texas' day laborers unaware of rights, exposed to contamination in Harvey cleanup
Hundreds of day laborers have quietly become an integral part of Texas' recovery from Harvey, toiling in dangerous conditions amid the fear of being picked up by immigration authorities.
Feral hogs root way across Texas
Mike Brewer has tried all kinds of corn bait to lure feral hogs into a $1,000 trap at his Sunnyvale pecan orchard. He even mixed the corn with strawberry gelatin because the pigs love strawberries
Son of ex-Democratic governor enters Texas governor’s race
HOUSTON (AP) -- Andrew White, son of the late former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White, kicked off his longshot bid for governor Thursday, saying his mix of business-minded, conservative Democratic values can upend well-funded Republican incumbent Greg Abbott.
Green Party members can now apply for office
Members of the Green Party have until Monday, Dec. 11 to put in their applications to run in the 2018 election.