Education News

Texas Sues 6 School Districts That Issued Mask Mandates In Defiance Of Gov. Greg Abbott’s Order

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have long threatened to sue school districts that defy Abbott’s ban on local mask mandates. On Friday, Paxton made good on that threat.

Juneteenth

Galveston Unpacks Juneteenth History With New Downtown Mural

Posted on · This weekend, Texans will celebrate Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day enslaved African-Americans were liberated in Texas -- more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. That happened when Union troops arrived in Galveston, where on Saturday many will celebrate with a Juneteenth parade and the dedication of a new mural.