Texas Standard for August 25, 2016
$20 million and change: A record-setting fine for administrators of Texas’ annual standardized school tests. The stakes, today on the show. Plus: The attack on the university in Kabul. There’s dozens of American Universities around the world. What’s in a name, and why it matters. Also: If northeast Texas were a separate state, it would rank near worst in annual mortality rates. What’s killing people in northeast Texas? We’ll explore. Plus: The Black Lives Matter movement –when and where did it start? There’s a powerful case for Houston, back in 1917. Listen up: no matter where you are, it’s Texas Standard time.