While many economist and critics decry the idea, the Texas House passed a resolution requesting that Congress convene a convention of states to consider amending the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced budget.
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House Bill 1423 would lower the stakes of the STAAR test, by removing the requirement, on the books since 1994, that students pass state exams to graduate. Deshotel’s proposal would limit testing to the federal requirements—just math, reading and science, and only one of each test in high school.
Sen. Patrick’s proposed bill pushes for more career and technical courses in public education. He unveiled his plan Thursday with House Democrat Joe Deshotel and Jobs for Texas, a coalition of industry groups.
More than 2,000 bikers overran the Texas Capitol Monday (not literally, they parked outside) to push for comprehensive motorcycle safety legislation: banning texting while […]