High school students in Texas can take, and get credit toward, electives like floral arrangement, team sport officiating, and turf-grass management. But not for Mexican-American studies, something activists, education groups, and several dozen state lawmakers are pushing to change. They came out in ... More >>
Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?
Texas Values, an organization whose goal is to "preserve and advance a culture of family values," has issued an open letter to the Boy Scouts of America with their thoughts on lifting the ban on gay scouts. They're against it. "While adopting this ill-considered and wrongly devised policy might ear ... More >>
Hodge landed herself quite a deal.The indictment against Terri Hodge has always looked much more damning than the evidence facing the rest of the gang involved in the City Hall corruption case, and it turns out that, well, it's all true. Hodge admitted as much in her factual résumé, which s ... More >>
David KeltonWhile combing through the recent campaign finance reports filings due Friday, we took notice of the one turned in by former Republican Judge David Kelton, who lost his robe in 2006 to Carlos Cortez, switched parties and is now battling Dale Tillery and Baltasar Cruz in the Democra ... More >>
Should creationism win out, textbooks throughout the countrynot just Texaswill challenge the theory of evolution in science curricula
At 7:39 p.m., the line at Cigarroa Elementary was around the hallway and out the door. I dig the caucus process -- it's kinda like a neighborhood mixer, without the alcohol ... which, at one point, we thought about going out to get, as 356 of us stood in the hallway of Leonides Cigarroa Elementary S ... More >>