Texas Standard for June 19, 2017

What looks like the first major storm of the hurricane season is building off the coast of the Lone Star State. We’ll have an eye on the sky. And: As professional storm watchers keep an eye on the Gulf, a coastal Texas city struggles with keeping its head above water during normal downpours. In need of a hero, Galveston turns to the sand sucker. Also: Some school districts have placed artificial caps on the number of kids getting special education services. An investigative story sparked outrage and calls for reform, but how’s that going? Plus: After years as the top state for resettling refugee families, barriers often remain. How volunteers are trying to remove language as one of them. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJune 19, 2017 11:53 am