Posted on · New data shows the number of children held in privately run shelters in Texas remains higher than normal
Posted on · National exam results show Texas and the nation stagnating in academic achievement for elementary and middle school students. Experts have different takes on what state education officials should do to fix it.
Posted on · A handful of elected officials used more than $28 million from their campaign accounts for investments, making it the second largest category of expenditures in the 2018 election cycle
Posted on · The results are in from the March 6, 2018 Texas primary elections, the first since President Donald Trump was elected. Check out county-by-county comparisons of turnout in a few key races
Posted on · Donors pumped a total of $67 million into state-level campaigns from the beginning of 2017 through Jan. 25, and a whopping $57 million of it, or about 86 percent, went to GOP candidates, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. Gov. Greg Abbott got nearly a third all the political money raised since the start of last year
Posted on · Dozens of candidates are running in competitive primaries for U.S. House seats. The latest fundraising reports give hints to which ones are drawing significant support and which remain long shots
Posted on · Use Texas Tribune's Texas Higher Ed Outcomes Explorer to track the educational milestones of every student who started eighth grade in a Texas public school between 1997 and 2005. You can see figures broken down by county, ethnicity and other factors
Posted on · Texas' population grew to 28.3 million people this year, according to new Census Bureau estimates released Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
Posted on · Turnout among Texas Hispanics eligible to vote rose slightly in the 2016 presidential elections compared to four years earlier, according to newly released U.S. Census data.
Posted on · The state Legislature is diverse in some ways and homogenous in others. Here's a look at Texas' 83rd class of lawmakers, from their employment and higher education to their age, gender and demographics.
Posted on · Texans have elected Rick Perry governor three times. But not all of the state's prominent Republicans are supporting his presidential campaign, which could be politically risky, whether he makes it to the White House or comes home.