One Texas mayor said new restrictions that would come with SB 18 “won’t allow us to enhance our city.”
Advocates gathered this week at the Texas State Capitol for a bipartisan reading of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax in protest of the bill.
House Bill 21 would give school districts 10 percent more money for students with dyslexia.
Supporters said the bill would protect the privacy and safety of Texans. Opponents argue the bill has already impacted transgender Texans, a…
The Texas Tribune’s Alana Rocha gave KXAN a progress report on what legislators have accomplished so far.
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The bipartisan reading aimed to “stand in opposition to current anti-tree legislation,” including House Bill 70, organizers said.
The bill, by Rep. Shawn Thierry, D- Houston, would apply to people who teach sixth grade and below.
The public corruption case against Dukes will now head to trial in October.
The speakers wanted to make their voices heard in contrast to claims that faith leaders supported the bills.
According to state analysts the bill would require the average teacher pay in each school district to be more than $51,000 a year by 2021.
The bill would require a commission to issue a report by the end of 2018 that recommends changes to the public school finance system.
Currently, only 20 lawmakers have signed on to support a bill for school choice.
Civic leaders, local law enforcement, and school representatives from San Marcos and Texas State University will be on hand at the forum.
Dukes has until Tuesday to respond.
“Here’s the problem: local governments are spending too much money,” said James Quintero of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. “The gap bet…
Perry, an Air Force veteran, said, “I totally support the president and his decision” to prevent transgender people from serving…”
Texas lawmakers want to limit how much cities and counties can spend while in Austin the mayor says it could hamper the city’s efforts.
The visit marks the second of three planned meetings between Abbott and mayors from across the state.
Undocumented students in Austin head back to school facing questions about the future of the DACA program