Texas Standard for July 20, 2017
An historic selection to head the police force in one of Texas’ biggest cities. We’ll look at he changing face of law enforcement. And: You’re getting a raise! Now that’s something you’d expect Texas teachers to get behind, right? So why are so many holding their noses over the governor’s plan? Also: South of the border they’ve been bracing for change under President Donald Trump, but not always in the way you might think. Some Mexicans are welcoming the shakeup of NAFTA. Plus: The John Birch Society once defined the hard right in America. Now they’re back, putting down roots in Texas. And: A teaching tool or just toys? Educators ask questions about augmented books. All this and so much more, today on the Texas Standard:
Big Expectations, Big Challenges Face Dallas’ First Female Police Chief
The Governor Is Calling For A Raise For Teachers But Who Is Considered A ‘Teacher?’
American-Owned Factories Along Mexico’s Border Want An Update To NAFTA
So You Bought A New Computer, Now What?
Travel Promoters Share #WhatILikeAboutTexas
What Teachers Think Of Augmented-Reality Books
NASA Tests Spacecraft Evacuation In The Gulf
Before The Tea Party And The Alt-Right, There Was The John Birch Society. Now They’re Back In Texas.