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Rice University suspends campus parties, will review alcohol policy after ‘Night of Decadence’ marred by hospitalizations

Posted on · The Houston private school is cancelling campuswide public parties through spring break. And the Night of Decadence event featuring scantily clad students is being placed on probation, meaning it will operate at significantly reduced capacity next year and with enhanced safety protocols.

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Gov. Abbott says he’s reached an agreement on school vouchers with House Speaker Phelan

Posted on · Abbott's announcement Tuesday suggests a renewed effort to divert public funds to private schools. Phelan’s office stopped short of calling it an agreement, saying the Republican speaker “looks forward to having robust discussions on school funding, teacher pay, and other critical issues with his House colleagues."