#Texas

  • Article: 13 Striking Photos of Protest and Community From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    13 Striking Photos of Protest and Community From Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 9, 2019

    From Hong Kong to Harlem, people called for equality and action. Read more

  • Article: Texas Now Gets More Power From Wind Than Coal
    Environment

    Texas Now Gets More Power From Wind Than Coal

    By Joe McCarthy|July 26, 2019

    Texas produces three times as much wind power as the next closests state in the US. Read more

  • Article: This Eighth Grader Launched a Movement to Pay Off His School District's Lunch Debt
    Education

    This Eighth Grader Launched a Movement to Pay Off His School District's Lunch Debt

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 15, 2019

    Ben Hofer raised thousands of dollars for students in Austin for a school project. Read more

  • Article: Rural Hospitals in the US Are Closing at an Alarming Rate
    Health

    Rural Hospitals in the US Are Closing at an Alarming Rate

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 23, 2019

    More than 600 hospitals are at risk of closing in the near future. Read more

  • Article: Florida, Texas Will Take Biggest Economic Hit from Climate Change, Study Says
    Environment

    Florida, Texas Will Take Biggest Economic Hit from Climate Change, Study Says

    April 26, 2018

    The two states are likely to lose a combined $200 billion in GDP. Read more

  • Article: A Federal Judge In Texas Just Handed Down a Landmark Ruling on Workplace Discrimination
    Citizenship

    A Federal Judge In Texas Just Handed Down a Landmark Ruling on Workplace Discrimination

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 11, 2018

    One lawyer described the ruling as “earth-shattering — in a good way.” Read more

  • Article: Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too
    Girls & Women

    Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too

    By Daniele Selby|March 27, 2018

    When 15-year-old Maarib Al Hishmawi refused to marry, her parents beat her and threw hot oil on her. Read more

  • Article: Homeless People Are Paid to Clean Up Streets in This Texas City
    Citizenship

    Homeless People Are Paid to Clean Up Streets in This Texas City

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 22, 2018

    The program provided 40 jobs, and collected 3,856 tons of trash. Read more