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Video: Is Texas failing special education students? (video)

Video: Is Texas failing special education students? (video)

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Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Rosenthal discusses the state's special education policies with Steven...


Has activity peaked in the Austin home market? Flat sales may indicate cooling trend

Has activity peaked in the Austin home market? Flat sales may indicate cooling trend

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Flat February home sales could indicate a market correction after two straight years of record Central...


SXSW Daily Digest: Recapping festival\'s health innovation, plus a Midwestern take on tacos

SXSW Daily Digest: Recapping festival's health innovation, plus a Midwestern take on tacos

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From tacos to weird band names, South by Southwest is a great opportunity for Austin to show off the...


The Brief: Will Abbott\'s pre-K program get funding?

The Brief: Will Abbott's pre-K program get funding?

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Happy Thursday! Thanks for reading The Brief, The Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that prepares...


Child welfare workers fear legislative push to outsource their jobs

Child welfare workers fear legislative push to outsource their jobs

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For 30 years, Sheila Hazley worked to ensure that abused and neglected children were settling into foster...


Education committee chairs push major edits to A-F ratings for schools

Education committee chairs push major edits to A-F ratings for schools

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A controversial grading system for Texas public schools and districts, set for deployment in 2018, could...


House committee makes changes to anti-\

House committee makes changes to anti-"sanctuary" bill

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A Texas House committee on Wednesday began debate on the lower chamber’s version of the controversial...


Senate Finance Committee tentatively votes to defund Abbott\'s pre-K program

Senate Finance Committee tentatively votes to defund Abbott's pre-K program

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The Senate Finance Committee tentatively decided to defund Gov. Greg Abbott’s pre-kindergarten grant p...


Universities face funding cuts of 6 percent to 10 percent in Senate plan

Universities face funding cuts of 6 percent to 10 percent in Senate plan

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A Senate committee on Wednesday voted to significantly rework how universities in Texas are funded —...


After years insisting on \

After years insisting on "repeal," Ted Cruz walks a fine line on health care

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WASHINGTON - For possibly the first time since he came to the U.S. Senate, nobody in Washington is angry...


A day later, Hurd and O\'Rourke reach D.C., ending road trip and impromptu town hall

A day later, Hurd and O'Rourke reach D.C., ending road trip and impromptu town hall

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The road trip is over. U.S. Reps. Will Hurd and Beto O'Rourke — a Republican and a Democrat from...


Senate gives approval to two abortion-related bills

Senate gives approval to two abortion-related bills

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The Texas Senate gave approval to two abortion-related bills on Wednesday. The upper chamber gave final...


Austin chef named finalist for 2017 James Beard Awards

Austin chef named finalist for 2017 James Beard Awards

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One Austin chef has moved on to the final round of the 2017 James Beard Awards, a high-profile honor...


Texas bullet train firm calls provision added to budget a \

Texas bullet train firm calls provision added to budget a "job killer"

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The Texas Senate's chief budget writers Wednesday added a provision to its proposed state budget aimed...


More good news for Austin fliers: Additional nonstop flights to California announced

More good news for Austin fliers: Additional nonstop flights to California announced

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Austin is gaining more direct flights to the Golden State, courtesy of Alaska Airlines. A week after...


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