creates graphics, interactive stories and data-driven features, wrangles difficult datasets and works on tools to make development for the team more efficient. He also oversees the design and maintenance of our large-scale explorers.
We're pushing out our updated Texas Public Schools Explorer, which lets you easily find graduation rates, test scores and more for all of the 1,207 school districts and 8,673 public school campuses in Texas for the 2015-16 school year.
Last week, state Sen. Larry Taylor filed the leading school choice bill of the legislative session. But what would Senate Bill 3 actually do? We've annotated the text to explain in plain English how the bill would impact Texas families.
We've updated our Higher Education Outcomes app with a new year of data, showing the percentage of Texas eighth-graders — by county, ethnicity and other factors — who earned degrees or certificates within six years of graduating from high school.
Texas A&M University and all of its branches have been updated in The Texas Tribune's Government Salaries Explorer. Find demographic information within each entity as well as individual salaries for employees.
The so-called bathroom bill has drawn national attention to the Texas Legislature. But what would the proposed bill actually do? We've annotated the text to explain in plain English how the bill would impact communities across Texas.
After crossing into Mexico, migrants fleeing Central America depend on shelters and kindness as they head toward the U.S. The Texas Tribune traveled to Mexico to chronicle their journeys. This story, published in October, is part of our Bordering on Insecurity series.
In the 2016 general election, Texas voters made their choices for president and vice president, for seven statewide positions on the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Supreme Court and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, for 36 congressional seats, 16 of the state’s 31 Senate seats and all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives.
After crossing the Suchiate River into Mexico, migrants fleeing Central America depend on shelters and kindness as they head toward the United States. The Texas Tribune traveled to Mexico to chronicle their journeys. This story is part of our Bordering on Insecurity series.
Across the state, Texans turned out in record numbers to vote early. Check out our early voting tracker to see how turnout in the 10 largest counties shaped up compared to the last two presidential elections.
The Texas Tribune spent nearly a year collecting data from the state’s largest cities on every incident in which police officers pulled the trigger between 2010 and 2015. Here's a look at what we found.