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US school districts weigh duty to youth migrant shelters

While a government contractor bears responsibility for educating children at the highly guarded center, local officials say they stepped up partly because of a law that calls on school systems to educate any child, anywhere within their district.

Emails raise questions about ex-Texas congressman, new job

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — Records show that a former Texas congressman had tried steering a federal contract to the owner of a business who gave him a $160,000-a-year job after the congressman resigned amid sexual harassment allegations.

Texas school district makes switch to 4-day school week

DALLAS (AP) – The weekend will start a day early for children in a Texas school district that’s adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars.

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Murder trial to start for Texas officer who shot teen in car

A murder trial for a former Texas police officer who killed a black teenager highlights the heightened role video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings that have stirred discourse and triggered protests nationwide over issues of race and law enforcement.

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