The state government’s formula to pay for education is complicated. So we explain it through some animated comics. It’s part of our series “Funding Texas Schools: Fair Or Falling Short?”read more
Join us for an advanced screening of "Limited Partnership," a documentary focusing on gay marriage and immigration. The screening and panel discussion will be on Thursday, April 30, at 6 ...register today
In public schools around the country, there's a growing backlash against high-stakes testing. Parents in Greater Houston are also joining that movement.read more
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Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."
The move applies only to the league office. The National Football League's 32 teams already pay taxes on their profits, salaries and merchandise sales.
The rise in heroin use in the town of Turners Falls, Mass., has led to another problem: a proliferation of discarded hypodermic needles. Police can't keep up, so they've asked residents to help.
In a blog post, Simon added that while there is much to be "argued, debated, addressed ... this moment ... can still, in the end, "prove transformational, if not redemptive for our city."
The president said "there's no excuse for the kind of violence" that has erupted after peaceful protests following the death of a black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody.