Texas Standard for May 18, 2016

The viral video showed an officer slamming a student to the ground. Advocates say it’s past time to make changes to school policing. Also: Can Texas do its own background checks on refugees, even while accepting federal funds to resettle them? A closer look. Plus: One part of Texas has twice the rate of liver disease – but why? And: A Texas track star hopes her legs take her all the way to Rio this summer. All those stories and much more, today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 18, 2016 11:21 am