Nearly all states in the U.S. are dealing with teacher shortages in special education. Texas school districts have struggled to fill teacher vacancies for years. The situation worsened during the pandemic.
Watson, who was mayor from 1997-2001, says Austin needs a mayor with long-term, forward-looking direction — not someone simply reacting to the day-to-day issues facing one of the fastest-growing cities in the country.
In a series of interviews with UT professors in March and April, most said the law is an affront to the teaching of historical truth regarding racism.
byAlexa K. Haverlah
In the absence of a more robust immigration system, American citizens are hosting refugees, assuming financial responsibility and assisting with the resettlement process.