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"...hosted by the Center for Mexican American Studies, the Texas State Historical Association, and the Center for Studies in..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Books Column by Clay Smith

Viva Bilingual Ed
Texas Not Likely to Follow California's Lead
" Jana Birchum Molly Ivins has often observed that Texas should function as a "National Laboratory for Bad Government."..."

June 12, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...deaf or blind; many are in wheelchairs. As in Texas, large numbers of Louisiana residents have no health insurance,..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...dispel the myth of the separation of church and state." – Texas Republican Party platform, adopted June 3 in..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...burning down in Mexico has made its way into Texas. Cough, cough...."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Our readers talk back.
"...little clout to point out what goes on in Texas state prisons and jails on a daily basis ["Beaten..."

July 12, 2002 Column

Making the Math Work on Real School Finance Reform
"Texas Plan" brings new money to Austin and other districts, but nothing's final yet
"...just over four weeks left to go, the 86th Texas Legislature is on track to send Gov. Greg Abbott..."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Perils of Big Data
The up- and downsides of student information collection
"...of $100 million, and with education partners in nine states, it was intended to give educators and administrators easy..."

March 6, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

On The Lege
Knocking Out Hate
"...knockout. Loralei Gilliam, executive director of the American Family Association of Texas, was in a hearing room at the..."

March 19, 1999 News Column

New Akins Principal: Running from Ysleta?
Ysleta ISD board apologizes for actions of former Bel Air High School Principal Daniel Girard, who is coming here to head Akins High School
" Austin to head Akins High School in August. Teachers brought grievances against Girard last October, claiming he violated..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Election 2004 Updates
The latest electoral happenings in Central Texas, updated daily
"...the next election. But to the small group of teachers and parents gathered at Ridgetop Elementary School Friday afternoon..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature

Losing Our Lunch
"...I am the president of the Bouldin Critique Neighborhood Association, for my membership I must clarify my actions..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Column

Save Our Schools!
Texans advance on Capitol in bid to preserve public schools
"...As the 82nd Texas Legislature reaches its midpoint, lawmakers are facing a gut..."

March 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Grandma vs. Cowboy
Can Strayhorn lasso Perry? Maybe the Lege will tell.
"...a navy blue windbreaker, dark slacks, and sensible shoes, state Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn finally and officially opened her..."

June 24, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere.
"...Envision Central Texas released the results of its regional planning survey, and..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Castle, senior vice president of human resources at Lubbock's State National Bank and president of the Lubbock Red Cross..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature

Putting Himself 'Out Here'
Theatre Arts and English teacher Rick Garcia has put himself "out here," on Austin's fringes, n the off-the-map, lost-worldness of Johnston High School, to reach out to some of the poorest kids in one of Austin's most neglected neighborhoods and make a difference through that rare and vital cocktail: art and education.
"...worlds and has won him plaudits from around the state, including the 1996 Texas Educational Theatre Association's award for..."

March 9, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

West Side Showdown
The new political year begins with a four-way speed race for House District 48
"...The 2006 election cycle in Texas will be given an early test run Tuesday, Jan...."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Chronicle endorsements (or lack thereof) under fire.
"...MADD, Heart of Texas Chapter..."

May 5, 2000 Column

Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion
"...In his third State of the State address to the combined House and..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Tits for Tots
The governor rolls out his school finance plan, starring smoking, gambling, Desirée, and Ecstasy
"...bars would be enjoined to underwrite the education of Texas schoolchildren. Many municipalities currently waste buckets of public time..."

April 16, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...a final rejection by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Texas Association of Business turned over documents requested by a..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Our readers talk back.
"...intemperate, America-hating Rahul Mahajan did the Green Party of Texas a severe disservice. Rahul's extraordinary stilted and simplistic political..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Column

First Generation
The 2011 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...Austin for the arts to grow. Although Formosa, her estate in Hyde Park, was at that time on the..."

June 3, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...last week's press conference in the wake of the Statesman use-of-force series...."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Untangling the Web
An Interview with Sue Beckwith and Gene Crick
"...through that program. It covers the 78744 zip code. State money for juvenile crime prevention. That's a real kick,..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week "[To] the American-Statesman, what I said was, 'You earn the right to..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
"...for a marriage license to take a marriage classHeadlines• State flags are lowered and the UT tower darkened in..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...Suttle, who represents Wal-Mart, reportedly told angered Wooten Neighborhood Association members that Wal-Mart has signed a long-term lease with..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature

Your Neighbors, Your Money: ACC Looks for Support
Austin Community College seeks to build support for a tax referendum even as a state audit blasts ACC leaders.
"...fuel to the bad-PR pyre, the day before Thanksgiving state Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander held a press conference (at..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

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