Posted: Mar 5, 2013 6:05 AM
Updated: Mar 5, 2013 6:05 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Education committees in both the Texas House and Senate are discussing several bills, including the possibility of offering expanded "school choice" to students with disabilities. The Senate panel will discuss 11 proposed laws this morning, while its House counterpart will take up eight bills. House members will also hear a measure authorizing grants for students to attend public schools outside their home districts.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A former Air Force trainer has been sentenced to three months in prison in a sex and assault scandal in which some recruits had to fill their canteens with toilet water. Ryan Deraas reached a plea deal yesterday at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Deraas says he had sex with one female trainee and pursued relationships with several others.
DALLAS (AP) Tuesday Morning CEO Brady Churches has resigned after only six months on the job. The Dallas-based retailer yesterday named Michael Rouleau as interim chief executive. Churches says he and the company's board determined the transition was in the company's best interest.
DALLAS (AP) New U.S. Census data shows Dallas County has the largest number of commuters in the state who come in from another county. The Census Bureau days Dallas County has about 507,000 individuals who commute into the county, and Harris County is next on the list with about 414,000. The Census also says the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area has the largest number of commuters who have to travel at least 50 miles for work.