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Isobella Harkrider is a writer who covers healthcare, education, wellness and other lifestyle news. She's the author of several books and has written for The New York Times, SELF, Parents, SheKnows, Houston Press and others.

Gov. Abbott Waives STAAR Test for Texas Students

Students in Texas will not be required to take the STAAR test, as this morning Gov. Greg Abbott announced he’s waiving the...

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Single-Handedly Delays Coronavirus Relief Bill

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) single handedly delays the House from passing the coronavirus relief bill from moving to the Senate. 

Can Texas’ School-to-Prison Problem be Solved?

Zero-tolerance policies can set up a pathway that leads a child’s future to be defined by their misbehavior, no matter the other...

Dairy Technologies Keep Growing in Texas

The dairy industry in Texas is seeing a technology boom. “Precision dairy technologies is the use of technologies to...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Customers Who Overpaid Are Due for Refunds

In an emergency, where you end up getting care can be out of your hands, and that can mean being treated out...

Are Schools Prepared for Crises? Texas Teachers Can Speak up in Historic Survey

How prepared are Texas schools for shootings or natural disasters? A survey being sent to more than 500,000 educators this month may...

Who Exactly Is Natasha Ruiz?

State representative Harold Dutton, a Houston Democrat representing House District 142, and one of the longest-serving members of the Texas House, ran...

Will the Offshore Technology Conference Be Canceled After SXSW?

With the cancelation of SXSW and CERAWeek amid coronavirus concerns, oil and gas leaders and professionals are wondering if it will affect...

State Senator Declares Audit and More Teacher Retirement System Transparency

State Sen. John Whitmire (D-Houston) has asked for an audit of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) after they received criticism...

YouTube TV: Sinclair Deal Ends Dallas Sports Blackout

YouTube TV subscribers will now be able to watch Dallas teams’ games again. A new deal comes in time for the Dallas...

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