Texas Standard For October 5, 2017

It oversees tens of thousands of state employees, many with side jobs to make ends meet. But at the top it’s a different story. Health and Human Services has 11 administrations who now make over $200,000 a year. Ten years ago, there was one. The agency says that’s not a fair comparison. We’ll talk with the Dallas News reporter who’s been doing the numbers. And: Several Houston schools on the do or die list this year. Improve performance or get shut down. Then, along came Hurricane Harvey. We look at the challenge faced by both schools and kids aiming for better grades. Also: You’ve heard about underground workers.. Why so little about the consumers? Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardOctober 5, 2017 12:44 pm