At first glance, the first drafts of the House and Senate budgets leave billions of dollars on the table. A closer look shows there may not be as much left as many have hoped.Full Story
In a study released by the Texas Freedom Network, a religious watchdog group, some Texas school districts’ high school Bible courses failed to make the grade. The group accused districts of bias toward conservative Protestantism and presenting courses that are weak in their overview and not academically rigorous. The report was also critical of the presentation of Judaism. Texas districts have been allowed to offer Bible courses as electives since 2007, but they’re not required to.