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San Antonio police officer indicted for punching teen in the face

A San Antonio police officer caught on video repeatedly punching a 14-year-old girl in the face during a quinceañera in 2017 was indicted last...

Former Presidio schools trustee pleads guilty in bribery case

Former Presidio Independent School District board member Carlos Eduardo Nieto pleaded guilty on Oct. 23 to conspiracy to commit fraud, as part of a...

KIPP Voyage Academy fires teacher after racially insensitive videos surface on...

KIPP Voyage Academy in Houston fired a teacher who was captured in two videos making racial comments earlier this month, the Houston Chronicle reported. Tiffany...

Fewer inmates in Texas prisons these days — but more who...

An annual report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows an increase in offenders imprisoned for violent crimes, despite a decline in such...

Another public official pleads guilty in Dallas school bus agency scandal

A third Dallas public official pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion last week in connection with a $70 million corruption scandal involving a school...
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Repairs vs new schools is the question on Corpus Christi school...

Corpus Christi Independent School District voters are questioning why a $210 million bond measure on the Nov. 6 ballot would be spent mostly for...
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Houston police officer among those charged in illegal gaming room operation

A Houston police officer and four others have been charged in connection with operation of an illegal gaming room in Houston's Chinatown. Houston Police Officer...
Are Texas teachers' records transparent enough?

Texas is failing to meet needs of children with disabilities, federal...

The Texas Education Agency needs to come into compliance with key provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, according to a letter released by...
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Dallas police officer charged with injury to 9-year-old girl

A Dallas police officer was arrested last week and charged with injuring a child. Officer Courtney Thornton, a 12-year veteran of the department, is...