Texas Standard For August 13, 2018

Reformers used to talk about boosting the three Rs. This week the letters that could matter more for schools statewide are A through F. With 1,100 Texas schools getting their first A thru F-style report cards, who’s doing the grading, and is anyone getting extra credit? We’ll take a look. And: A pilot shortage and how the Lone Star State might help plug it. Also: Breathing deeply: a Texas-sized effort to battle asthma. Plus: The return of the empress of Gulf Coast soul: Beaumont’s Barbara Lynn is back in the spotlight. All that and a whole lot more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 13, 2018 11:32 am