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Texas universities propose two-year tuition freeze in exchange for nearly $1 billion in additional state funding

Posted on · The leaders of the state’s six biggest university systems are seeking the money to fund instruction, university operations and employee health insurance and to cover a free tuition program for veterans and their children.

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Next Question (Ep 6): Texas Special Education, Barbara Taylor Bradford, And The Regrettes

Posted on · This week, Ernie and Laura Isensee discuss the state's position on Special Education, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of A Women of Substance, and share the music of The Regrettes.

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No Child Left Behind, Food Insecurity and the Bicycle Museum: Tuesday’s show (February 24, 2015)

Posted on · Last month, the U.S. Department of Education rejected the Lone Star State’s new educator evaluation system. Texas must create an evaluation system that meets federal guidelines if the state wants to keep its No Child Left Behind waiver. Texas education officials have until March 31 to submit a new set of guidelines. Those proposed revisions […]