We've updated our Texas Higher Ed Outcomes app with a new year of data showing the percentage of Texas eighth-graders who earned degrees or certificates within six years of graduating from high school. See the education outcomes of Texas students by gender, ethnicity and economic status.
New population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau underscore the extent to which the explosive growth of the state's suburban areas relies on attracting residents from other areas of the state and country.
After two weeks of early voting, 370,219 Democrats voted early in ten of the largest counties, more than double the number four years earlier. Meanwhile, 282,928 Republicans voted early, a jump of less than 15 percent.
Revisit our Ballpark Figures app that breaks down the revenues and expenses for the athletic departments of the eight public Texas universities that play in the Football Bowl Subdivision — the top level of college football.
Use our Texas Higher Ed Outcomes Explorer to track the educational milestones of every student who started eighth grade in a Texas public school between 1997 and 2005. You can see figures broken down by county, ethnicity and other factors.
We’ve updated our Texas Public Schools Explorer with data from the 2016-17 school year. Explore demographic trends, graduation rates and teacher salaries for all 1,203 school districts and 8,757 campuses in the state.
We've updated compensation data for employees of the University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center in our Government Salaries Explorer. This update reflects state agency payrolls for 2017.
Use our newly updated Texas Higher Ed Outcomes Explorer to track the educational milestones of every student who started eighth grade in a Texas public school between 1997 and 2005. You can see figures broken down by county, ethnicity and other factors.
During the debate over Senate Bill 1, state representatives were asked to change a proposed 6 percent limit to 4 percent — a change the bill's author said would prompt him to withdraw the legislation. The House voted 80-52 against that amendment, and then continued to debate the rest of the bill.
A new Harvard study found that Americans — especially poorer ones — are having a harder time find a suitable place to call home. Texas lawmakers, experts and development industry leaders say there are plenty of reasons why that's true here, too.