It’s hard to imagine many situations in which the presence of military-grade weapons designed to kill many people at once would add to the safety of students in a school setting.
Law and Order
Recent polls have painted two divergent pictures of the race between Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. Here's a rundown of what that means and what to pay attention to as November draws near.
Cuts to family planning services don't just hurt Texas women and their families. The cumulative impact of women having more children than they desire strains public health systems and natural resources.
If Austin were a person, a doctor would have told him many years ago that unless he changed his behavior, he was headed squarely in the direction of clogged arteries and life-threatening heart problems. That’s exactly where we are today.
Austin city leaders want voters to approve a light rail system in November that can carry hundreds of people per hour in and out of downtown. But they have stopped listening to residents and instead listened to special interests.
Texas — and every state — needs to focus its attention on high-quality pre-kindergarten education, delivered through a system of public and private partnerships.
Climate policy to eliminate fossil fuels is on a collision course with an unprecedented boom in oil and gas production. Energy is at a crossroads, and Texas has the most at stake.
Done right, assessment can be a positive force for teaching and learning.
Only five years after the Obama administration did the right thing and ended the barbaric practice of detaining families at Texas' T. Don Hutto Residential Center, we return to our unfortunate past.