Eighteen UT-Austin students staged a sit-in Wednesday outside President Bill Powers’ office, demanding the university halt a plan that puts 500 staff jobs on the chopping block.
Daily Archives: April 23, 2014
Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott is embracing an “achievement school district”—a school turnaround program that could hand public schools over to charter operators—in his education proposals.
Rick Perry’s office tried to dislodge the Travis County DA even after he stripped her office of funding. That may strengthen the case currently being considered by a grand jury.
As executions decline in Texas, a small-town prosecutor decides whether to seek the death penalty.
On Thursday, April 24, a slew of Austin artists, writers and performers will take the stage at The North Door for a performance of the comedy show “Way Behind the Music” to benefit Lit Crawl Austin. The show, pioneered by San …