Prisoner Pell Grants

Texas Standard: July 14, 2016

A town hall meeting on race that may be unprecedented. A look at the White House event and what role one prominent Texan may play. Also the aisle is widening, at least that’s what it looks like when you examine the latest party platforms. We’ll have analysis. Plus another round of Medicaid cuts hits Texas today. We’ll break down the effects. And cultural artifacts. What discoveries at an old Houston Sugar Mill may tell us about slaves once held there. And Pell grants for prisoners: why one Texas community college is taking advantage of a new program designed to reduce return trips to behind bars. All that and lots more today on the Texas Standard: