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Top state court will decide case claiming government immunity for private-college...

The Texas Supreme Court will decide in the coming year if a private school can claim government status for its police department in order...

How to raise a school’s failing grade: Get students to say...

A dozen Texas school districts are under state investigation after reporting high numbers of graduates intending to enlist in the military, a statistic that...
Dennis Bonnen

House investigative committee won’t recommend Bonnen’s prosecution

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen “likely” violated state law during a private meeting June 12 at the capitol, but the committee that ordered an...
classroom

State takeover process faces more heat in Marlin school district

A teacher in the Marlin school district told a state-appointed board of managers that the new administration is mistreating her colleagues and hindering their...

Questioning the wisdom of free-wheeling tax incentives

Last week officials in the cities of Georgetown and Midland celebrated tax incentive deals totaling more than $11 million to lure Costco Wholesale supermarkets...

Austin still hitting bumps in buying properties to house the homeless

For the second time in six months, the City of Austin has rejected buying a property as part of its plan to house a...

School districts push the boundaries on influencing voters in tax elections

Former Lovejoy school district Superintendent Ted Moore illicitly used over $5,000 in taxpayer money to promote a 2016 property tax increase, including, according to...

Floresville officials sue their colleagues over probable illegal move of election...

The mayor of Floresville and three city council candidates are suing the council and the city secretary for canceling the South Texas town’s Nov....
Government CrimeStoppers: Dallas

VisitDallas hires a new CEO from another high-salary agency

The new head of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau is Craig Davis, who since 2012 has served as CEO for Pittsburgh’s convention bureau...