From The Newsroom: Texas Is Bad For Kids; A Year Without A Superintendent | KERA News

From The Newsroom: Texas Is Bad For Kids; A Year Without A Superintendent

Jul 21, 2015

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation says Texas is one of the worst states to be a kid. How bad? According to the report, Texas is the ninth worst state in the country in terms of overall child well-being.

And both Dallas and Fort Worth are searching for new school superintendents. Over the next few weeks, KERA will explore why it's so tough for a big-city superintendent to survive. Stella Chavez spoke with Fort Worth’s interim superintendent Patricia Linares, who has been at the post for a year.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.