Articles by Mimi Swartz
Sep 9, 2019 — By Mimi Swartz
Tony Buzbee knows how to win big in court. In the era of Trump, he might just win the Houston mayoral race.
May 4, 2019 — By Mimi Swartz
On Monday, the Senate passed a proposal to add four more writing tests and tie school funding directly to third-grade test results.
Apr 25, 2019 — By Mimi Swartz
It's that magical—and all too brief—time in the city, when the heady blooms seem to make everything a little bit better.
Mar 25, 2019 — By Mimi Swartz
Eight different readability formulas showed the test's reading portions are at a higher level of difficulty than appropriate for the grades they’re assessing.
Mar 13, 2019 — By Mimi Swartz
More challenges emerge to Texas’s least favorite exam.
Jan 2, 2019 — By Mimi Swartz
He built an oil empire, revitalized the state’s Republican party, gave rise to a political dynasty, and forever changed the Lone Star State. Yet the question dogged him his entire life: Was he a real Texan or merely a Yankee transplant?
Nov 18, 2018 — By Mimi Swartz
The Houston mayor understands the wisdom of maintaining good relations even with people you disagree with again and again.
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