With the end of summer fast approaching, it’s time to start getting your kids ready to go back to school and to start thinking about how to help your child get the most out of their education. To help you do that, here are a few tips for a successful school year.
On June 25, the United States Supreme Court handed down a devastating decision regarding voting rights: Shelby County v. Holder. The 5-4 decision struck down an important part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which for almost 50 years has played a key role in protecting the voting rights of minority citizens in places with a history of racially motivated voting restrictions.
The 83rd regular session of the Texas Legislature ended on May 27. Within an hour of the formal end of session, the first special session, called by Gov. Rick Perry to address the ever-volatile issue of redistricting, had begun.