The announcement comes as polling indicates a majority of Texans support legalizing marijuana in some form. But Abbott's office said the state won't take advice from the Biden administration.
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Mike and Mark Sheppard, both charged in the shooting death of a migrant man in Hudspeth County, were released from jail on bond Monday night, the county sheriff’s office said.
Katy ISD loosened its LGBTQ+ website filters for high schoolers, but other students still don’t have access.
More than 50 artists are expected to show off their work at The Oak Cliff Assembly Art Walk.
Just a few years ago, one tiny Texas school system decided to try a four-day school week. Now, nearly 50 districts use them. Officials hope the schedule attracts quality teachers and helps retain the rest, as many schools struggle to stay fully staffed. The schedule is still being tested in many schools; but in others, results are in.