Policy and Law

Separating Kids at Border Belies Our Christian Values

July 9, 2018
Family Detention

Those who support “zero tolerance” immigration policies are violating fundamental commitments. 

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Merger of the Departments of Labor and Education is a Scam

July 5, 2018
Textbooks

This effort is nothing more than a shell game that would result in greater imbalance. 

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Empathetic Police Prone to More Problems on the Beat

June 28, 2018
Police officers with a strict law-and-order ideology hold up better under public animosity than their more empathetic peers.

Police officers who endorse an empathetic approach to criminal justice do not perform as well when they sense they are underappreciated, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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UT/TT Poll: Family Separations, Guns and Elections

June 28, 2018
Texas Capitol

In the latest edition of the UT/TT Poll, Texas voters weigh in on some of the nation’s most contentious issues — border detention centers, school shootings, NAFTA — and offer insight into the upcoming elections.

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What “Equal Opportunity” in Education Really Means

June 27, 2018
School Graduation

We must abandon the idea that there is a single definition of “qualified” for college.

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