05/21/13 Texas curriculum dropped after complaints from lawmakers ~ The state's regional Education Service Centers will no longer issue lesson plans - and will forbid their use after Aug. 31 - for a popular online curriculum system that became a lightning rod for conservatives who criticized it as anti-American, legislators announced Monday. The move is expected to leave school districts across the state, including some in the greater Houston area, scrambling to replace CSCOPE...
House GOP moves to slash funds for Obama priorities unless health care law is stripped of money - Congressional Republicans are moving to gut many of President Barack Obama’s top priorities with the sharpest spending cuts in a generation and a new push to hold government financing hostage unless the president’s signature health care law is stripped of money this fall.
The Austin Independent School District is accepting a $1 million donation that will help its arts programs. The person who donated the money wishes to remain anonymous. Who the mysterious benefactor is may never be known, but their donation will have a huge impact on thousands of Austin students.
Cordelia Lighting recalls two-lamp fluorescent shop lights. The lamp sockets can allow loose connections.