Texas Standard for September 12, 2016
When it comes to kids with special educational needs, Texas numbers are far below the national average. But a new report suggests its a numbers game. We’ll take a closer look. Plus: In 2016, there’s been as many stays of execution in Texas as there have been actual executions. Some experts think we may be looking at a sea change in attitudes over the death penalty. We’ll explain. Vive la frack? The french discover deals in the almost abandoned Barnett Shale. Do they know something U.S. companies don’t? And: It’s one of the fastest growing careers in Texas. The challenge is training workers quickly. We’ll hear about what’s behind the rise of the promotoras and much more, all on today’s Texas Standard.