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Senate Passes Bill Cutting High School Tests, Creating New Diploma Paths

After a delay Friday, the Senate finally passed House Bill 5, the session’s big education bill limiting state testing in high school and altering high school graduation plans.

Tyrant’s Foe: Helping Homeless Kids

LifeWorks is an Austin nonprofit that provides needy families and individuals with support services like affordable housing, education and counseling.

Peaceably Assemble: The NRA Comes to Houston

This weekend, an estimated 70,000 people converged on the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston to attend the 142nd National Rifle Association Annual Meeting and Exhibits.

Hot List: Day 119 of the Texas Legislature

House members weren’t the only ones in Texas oozing over, I mean making a stand for guns. Gov. Rick Perry made media waves with his dramatic introduction at the National Rifle Association convention on Friday.