General Session – Outcomes of the 87th Legislative Session & the Impact on K-12

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Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a pioneering nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization, will discuss the outcomes of the 87th legislative session and the impact they will have on K-12 education in Texas. Since its launch in 2009, the Tribune has won international acclaim and numerous honors, including a Peabody Award, 23 national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association, and three general excellence awards from the Online News Association. Evan is also the host of “Overheard with Evan Smith,” a weekly half-hour interview program that airs on PBS stations around the country. Previously he spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as the magazine’s editor and a year as its president and editor in chief.


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June 8, 2021