A market-leading text, Brown et al. has thoroughly updated its survey of Texas government with new coverage of public policy, giving special attention to political developments since 2008. Discussion of the oil spill disaster off the Gulf Coast and extensive coverage of the 2010 general election, and its results, provides students with the most up-to-date information available. New Selected Readings and chapter-opening cartoons have been included, encouraging further discussion of timely topics, in addition to conflicts, within the state of Texas. Features, such as the completely new Students in Action, are included within each chapter, to provide students with a wide range of views on current issues and relevant topics, as well as to present suggestions as to how they can play an active role in Lone Star State politics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.This testing program, used in grades 3 through 11, was developed to measure studentsa#39; mastery of the Texas ... The new State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) will include 12 end-of-course examinations in the four high school core subject areas (math, science, ... the ratings will be temporarily suspended in 2012 to allow development of a new system, which should debut in 2013.
|Title||:||Practicing Texas Politics|
|Author||:||Lyle Brown, Joyce A. Langenegger, Sonia R. Garcia, Ted Lewis, Robert E. Biles|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|