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Some Reforms Left Behind
Lege looks to account for school accountability
"...version of what could be the biggest reform of Texas schools since No Child Left Behind...."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...registered to vote yet in the Nov. 6 election (state constitutional amendments) – better luck next spring. Registration deadline..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Feature

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...the return of the two-party (at least) system in Texas – and a more than usual necessity to "throw..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...the return of the two-party (at least) system in Texas – and a more than usual necessity to "throw..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...the return of the two-party (at least) system in Texas – and a more than usual necessity to "throw..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• About 3,000 employees of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission were informed via e-mail..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Nichols' column quoting Peggy Venable on behalf of the Texas Citizens Action Network ["We Got Reds in Our Webs!"..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...that these were two separate subjects, and the Austin American-Statesman reported the event. The public was informed and protested..."

April 12, 2002 Column

The Future's So Bright ...
Johnston High School has problems with grades, attendance, dropouts, a magnet program resented by the host school, and a high turnover rate among principals. Will new principal Sal Cavazos stay and can he make a difference?
"...have earned the school a low-performance rating from the state two years running; lagging TAAS test scores; seemingly endless..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

2000 Kids Summer Fun Guide
Listings
"...really like in the old days. It re-creates rural Texas life in the late 19th century with historically correct..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Postmarks
Readers react to last week's cover story on the murder of Lauryn Paige Fuller.
"...the attitude of the Austin School District about the state comptroller's ongoing Texas School Performance Review...."

Feb. 25, 2000 Column

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Speaking With Authority
"...Blakeslee's reference to the TTA as "the newly formed Texas Turnpike Authority."..."

May 29, 1998 Column

Experience the C.H.A.R.M.?
Marketing the "live music capital of the world"
"...Philip Zerrillo, a marketing professor at the University of Texas, the principals must first agree on what's being sold...."

Sept. 6, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...to home. He has played with groups across the state, and locally, his work on the 2009 recording Conspirare..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Damage Done by SB 4
Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives
"...17-year-old Rundberg-area high school student's grades to slip, and teachers began noticing the added stress. "When the raids happened..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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Our readers talk back.
"...There's little crime, things to do, and a neighborhood association that takes "regular working-class people" seriously. And when "Best..."

June 27, 2003 Column

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...district's trustees to approve a 3% pay raise for teachers and school staff. AISD Superintendent Pat Forgione had proposed..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Feature

Faith Healers
A look inside the Teen Challenge faith-based drug treatment in Fort Worth suggests that there are problems with Christian drug rehab programs.
"...Teen Challenge's Fort Worth home. They may come from Texas or Louisiana, from Oklahoma or New Mexico or New..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

The Alfaro Case
"...Doggett with Erin Hall and Jeanne Starzel of the Texas Chapter of the American Cancer Society photograph by Charles..."

Oct. 9, 1998 News Feature

Pocketbook Politics
If Not Now, When?
"...ever -- 2.8% as of August, according to the Texas Workforce Commission -- one might ask, why now? Minimum..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Reasonable Doubt
Did misleading DNA analysis land an innocent man on death row?
"...from her daughter. Mitchell walked home at 3:30pm, her teachers told investigators. Nobody heard from her after that. A..."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Naked City
"...• The Texas Civil Rights Project filed an ethics complaint against Court..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Either the state's public schools have gone from beleaguered to brilliant overnight,..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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Our readers talk back.
"...our firefighters have become the highest-paid fire department in Texas with the highest pension payments of any Austin city..."

May 14, 2004 Column

Naked City
"...Daryl Slusher, waxing gratuitous in his otherwise well-tempered press statement Wednesday opposing a settlement with Lowe's Home Centers Inc...."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

East Austin Nonprofit Mired in Controversy CEACO Sinking
"...self-congratulatory dinner of steak and good cheer at the Texas Land and Cattle Company...."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Regular Folk
"...kind of person -- retirees, musicians, filmmakers, elementary school teachers -- but they all had one thing in common:..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

AISD's Carstarphen Atlanta Bound
Superintendent named sole finalist to head Atlanta Public Schools
"...was when her name was leaked to the Austin American-Statesman and the St. Paul Pioneer Press* caught her flying..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...a poll stating that, in a match-up for the Texas Governor's Mansion, either Rick Perry or Kay Bailey Hutchison..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature

TWGGA Grape Camp
For nascent winemakers and grape growers, Grape Camp is invaluable
"...wonder how someone gets into the wine business in Texas?..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

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