Here’s what’s coming up on Texas Standard for Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. Listen on your Texas public radio station, or ask your smart speaker to play Texas Standard. Check back later today for updated story links and audio.
The Texas Black Caucus’ priorities this legislative session
Members of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus have named six priorities for the 88th Legislative Session. Caucus chair Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) joins us with an update.
Here’s everything you need to know about school vouchers in Texas
School vouchers allow families to use public dollars for private school tuition. Does the system work? And why is the debate a wedge issue for Texas Republicans? Houston Public Media’s Dominic Anthony Walsh and Texas Tech Public Media’s Sarah Self–Walbrick give an overview.
The Texas quarterbacks leading the Super Bowl
The Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs face off in the Super Bowl on Sunday. But with both teams’ starting quarterback hailing from Texas, the Lone Star State has something at stake, too. NFL writer Charean Williams shares more.
Soy de Tejas Latinx Art Exhibition bridges community
Underrepresentation in the arts can create a loop where Latino communities don’t feel invited to access art. Ending that dynamic wasn’t the specific focus of a new art exhibition in San Antonio – but when artists reflect the demographics of a community, community engagement can build. The Texas Standard’s Kristen Cabrera reports.
The gang delivers another custom poem. Get in touch with your own topic suggestions!
The week in Texas politics with the Texas Tribune
Political reporter James Barragán offers an update.
All this, plus the Texas Newsroom’s state roundup and Wells Dunbar with the Talk of Texas.