Boot Camp Schools Across Texas

The Brownsville Academic Center is Texas’ largest boot-camp style disciplinary school—but it isn’t the only one. Here’s more about other ones in the state.

Who’s the Greenest? Environment Texas Releases 2013 Scorecard

Environment Texas just released its biennial legislative scorecard, with the usual results: Democrats scored relatively well (some with perfect scores), most Republicans not so much and some GOP-ers struggled to stay in the double digits.

Map: Where Brownsville ISD’s Boot Camp Students Come From

This interactive map demonstrates how many Brownsville ISD schools referred students to the boot camp-style Brownsville Academic Center.

Eye On Texas: Shanghai Orphans

Five Chinese orphans from Shanghai Children’s Welfare Institute underwent life-changing craniofacial surgeries at Dallas’ Medical City Hospital in April 2001.