New in The Texas Tribune
• Speaking to SBOE, Perry Talks of Need for More Charters: "Gov. Rick Perry's brief remarks at the State Board of Education on Friday echoed his State of the State address, where he called for the creation of more charter schools and the expansion of career and technical courses for high school students."
• Perry's Call for Tax Relief is Subject of Confusion: "The $1.8 billion in tax relief that Gov. Rick Perry called for this week was short on details, but the few that are out there are already sparking questions."