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Behind the Lines

Not So Special Ed

Feb 23, 2017 By Mimi Swartz

Public school parents with special-ed kids often find themselves squaring off against school districts and the taxpayer-funded lawyers who protect them.

Capitol Crisis

Dec 14, 2016 By Dave Mann

As a new legislative session begins, can lawmakers come together to help the abused and neglected kids in foster care?

Right Aid

Oct 19, 2016 By Dave Mann

Despite the governor’s rhetoric, welcoming refugees is the Texas thing to do.

Memorial Day

Jul 31, 2016 By Pamela Colloff

Fifty years after the Tower shooting, the University of Texas is finally honoring the victims. What took so long?

Bathroom Pass

Jun 22, 2016 By Dave Mann

Too many Texas schools are failing, yet our elected officials would rather discuss who’s using which toilet.