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Naked City
"...now." – Former Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, now a state senator, on why he prefers the Lege to City..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature

Left Behind
AISD moves to close Webb Middle School – and transfer the "merchandise"
"...the blackboard, listing everything that's different between the United States and the home countries of his students, who are..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Lege or Circus?
A lack of democracy turns education 'reform' into an unfunny joke
"...If and when state leaders ever agree on a school finance plan, textbook..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Texas Secretary of State Geoff Connor has pledged that voter..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...of the William P. Hobby office building from the state, and a 99-year lease to the Computer Sciences Corp...."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...daughter of former Gov. Ann Richards and director of Texas Freedom Network, will not run for state Democratic Party..."

May 1, 1998 News Feature

Just Add Students
The new Eastside high school takes issue
"...the student roster is not completely confirmed, and some teachers have yet to be hired. What is known for..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Capitol Briefs
"...• Texas is inching closer to a journalism shield law, with..."

April 20, 2007 News Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...laundering in connection with campaign fundraising for the 2002 state legislative elections. See "Is the Hammer Nailed?"..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Handicapping the (future) race for mayor.Rep. Jim Dunnam introduces a bill that would place new restrictions on charter schools and limit the creation of new charters; charter school advocates protest, saying they're being punished for the misdeeds of a few.
"...In the six years since the Texas Legislature opened up the public education system to privately..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Deconstructing the Public Schools
"...the poorer students in the 11 largest districts in Texas (including Austin ISD) with vouchers directly from the districts'..."

May 2, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

Weird, Spooky, and Rich
David Dewhurst runs against everybody but money.
"...scuttlebutt that the majority of the members of the Texas Senate -- including a raft of Republicans with whom..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Postmarks
Jesus Loves Hyde Park, Too
"...a very positive light. You may know that the state rules serve as the basis for the minimum standards..."

June 25, 1999 Column

Schools in Session
Legislators Study Issues: From Vouchers to Combat Pay
"...pick a few of them back up again. The Texas Education Code was revamped, streamlined, and (most folks agree)..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Column by Roseana Auten

Naked City
"...University, Riverside, North University, and the North Austin Civic Association. The most open spaces are located at Mueller, North..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...at least a couple of weeks. Schroeder is seeking reinstatement to APD; she was fired last year after she..."

June 2, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
News and happening from Austin and beyond
"..."Southern segment of MoPac to be free," read the Statesman headline Tuesday, marking CAMPO's removal of a short segment..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...we overreached." -- The nicest man in show business, state Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, who feels just terrible..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...For context, it's worth mentioning that local police unions statewide have launched campaigns to discredit and undermine their police..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...Region/State/Etc...."

July 12, 2002 News Feature

Postmarks
Cars the Issue, Not Parking
"...Card-carrying member of the Eastwoods Neighborhood Association..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...time being, the feud over the future of the state-owned land, which nearly went the way of big-box retail..."

July 31, 1998 News Feature

News Roundup: Loose Cannons and Contraception
Planned Parenthood debate rages on; gun violence takes more lives
"...the case. Kleinert successfully moved the hearings from the state court to the federal arena in April...."

Oct. 5, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Changing Directions
Community-based programs aim to redirect the 'school-to-prison pipeline'
"...had more difficulty handling her anxiety attacks – but teachers thought she was faking. At one point, Kaelyn recalled,..."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Dagny Zenovia

Doggett: Keep School Funds in Schools
Perry demands right to gut Texas education funding
"...Safety Improvement Act. The measure, which is restricted to states with "Texas-sized Rainy Day funds," orders that cash from..."

Aug. 5, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Death of Brad Will
An American reporter films his own murder in Oaxaca, and Mexican and U.S. authorities look the other way
"...the summer and fall of 2006, the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca was on fire. Death squads, the pistoleros..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by John Ross

On the Lege
Opening day of the special legislative session featured more plot lines than a MASH episode.
"...scheduled to address a friendly rally organized by the Texas Association of Realtors. The realtors group is one of..."

April 21, 2006 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Friday, and election day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. A Texas group calling themselves the American White Knights of the..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...for Randy "Biscuit" Turner in his hometown of Gladewater, Texas. All who wish to attend in support of his..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Column

Naked City
"...for Place 3; however, one ACLC member, the Austin Association of Professional Firefighters, broke from the group to endorse..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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