New in The Texas Tribune
• No NCLB Waiver for Texas on Testing for Younger Students: "A state request to waive No Child Left Behind testing requirements for students in elementary and middle school has been denied by the federal government, thwarting a state effort to end some tests for high-performing students."
• Wayne Christian Joins Crowded Railroad Commission Race: "Former State Rep. Wayne Christian, R-Center, says he will run for the Railroad Commission, joining a crowded field."
• In New Web Video, Dewhurst "Standing Tall" for Texas: "In a new campaign web video released Monday, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst tells voters that ...