The Dallas city manager’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes $440,000 to buy 297 body cameras for code compliance and consumer health field staff. Code officers have been robbed, beaten and even have dodged bullets.
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'The worst political environment for public schools': Teachers go back to school amid rising tensionTexas teachers are dealing with the ongoing pandemic, staff shortages, and now, more prominently, the political forces pushing them on social topics such as race and LGBTQ issues.
The books under review were previously challenged and placed back on shelves, but now the Keller Independent School District wants them to undergo another review with new criteria.
Rain is in the forecast across much of the state. But it won’t be enough to reverse the drought that has gripped Texas since last fall.
More Black Americans live in Texas than any other state, but many are reconsidering their future hereMore Black Americans live in Texas than any other state. Two years after George Floyd’s murder, many reconsider their future here.