Marjorie Kamys Cotera

Reducing School Tests Draws Support in Hearing

More than 100 witnesses signed up to testify before the House Public Education Committee Tuesday on a massive bill restructuring student testing, graduation requirements and the public school accountability system in the state.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Evening Brief: Feb. 19, 2013

Your evening reading: Cruz on offense during tour of Texas gun manufacturer; senators condemn state's testing system; Legislature to investigate UT regents' treatment of Powers

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UT System Set to Bolster Disclosure Requirements

In an effort to prevent the perception of conflicts of interest, faculty in the University of Texas System could soon be subject to more robust public disclosure requirements than lawmakers and even university system regents.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Feb. 19, 2013

A dramatic show of support in the Legislature for the president of the University of Texas at Austin has cast the spotlight on discord unfolding within the state's largest university system.

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