Texas Standard for August 26, 2016
A Texas teacher’s note to parents sparks a national conversation over homework. How much is too much? We hit the books. And you’ve heard about the opioid problem nationwide, now hear this: the drug linked to the death of Prince is causing a crisis in Houston. We’ll learn why. Also: Is the bag ban in several Texas cities about to get sacked? A court case in Laredo may have set a statewide precedent. And it’s more than just Friday night lights: Why the start of the season could rekindle a sense of community, today, on the Texas Standard.