Gene Lyons

Articles by Gene Lyons

Why Teachers Can’t Teach

Jan 20, 2013 By Gene Lyons

Our system of training teachers is a crime that robs taxpayers of millions of dollars, robs potential teachers of competence and self-respect, and robs our kids of a decent education.

Angry Men

Jul 31, 1981 By Gene Lyons

Texas Fathers for Equal Rights joined divorced men from all over the country to protest family courts that have always favored mothers in child custody cases.

Grade F

Jan 1, 1981 By Gene Lyons

The Texas education Agency’s recent report on teacher competency doesn’t make the grade.

Texas Monthly Reporter

Jul 31, 1980 By Gene Lyons

Yankee lawyers kick up dust in the Panhandle; maniacal marathon man runs for his life; the redfish that got away; are Dallas’s tax ills contagious?

Texas Monthly Reporter

May 31, 1980 By Gene Lyons

Exploding the myth of the long-haul trucker; half a million Texas students get snookered; beating the IRS - maybe; praise the Lord and pass the ballot.

Texas Monthly Reporter

May 31, 1980 By Gene Lyons

Exploding the myth of the long-haul trucker; half a million Texas students get snookered; beating the IRS - maybe; praise the Lord and pass the ballot.

A Dog’s Life

Apr 30, 1980 By Gene Lyons

Fighting over a black neighborhood in Austin; corralling the irascible Bull of the Brazos; fussing and feuding with the DAR; monkeying around with the San Antonio Zoo.

Texas Monthly Reporter

Mar 1, 1980 By Gene Lyons

Del Monte gets steamed up over spinach; an entrepreneur’s scheme goes up in flames; Marlin takes the geothermal plunge; football is hot stuff in Mexico.

Sports
Basket Cases

Jan 1, 1977 By Gene Lyons

Surprise! There may be hope for Southwest Conference basketball.