Texas students boost scores on national science test

Results released Thursday from a national science test show Texas students scoring higher than they have in past years, and higher than the national average.  Texas fourth and eighth graders improved their test scores on a national science test in 2015 compared to 2009, beating the national average, according to results posted Thursday.  Students took the National Assessment […]

Proposal would hold livestock haulers accountable for animal abuse

A proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service would hold transporters responsible for the mistreatment of livestock. An advanced copy of the notice was posted on the FSIS website on Friday, Oct. 7, and was expected to be published in the Federal Register in the coming days. The advanced copy could be subject to minor changes. […]