A proposed bill from a Tarrant County lawmaker is causing a stir in education circles. Texas Sen. Konni Burton said the bill is intended to bolster a parent’s right to information about their child. But critics say it’s vaguely worded, and some worry it could put LGBT kids at risk.
The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings filed a lawsuit Monday to try to stop the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund from allowing retirees to pull their deferred retirement funds from the ailing system. Since August, members have withdrawn $500 million – and that has only worsened the fund’s finances.
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