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By Mitch Borden In Odessa, Blackshear Elementary Magnet is on its last leg. For years the state has said the struggling school needs to improve, and in 2018 the Texas Education Agency even gave the Permian Basin campus a failing … Continue reading
We’re days away from the start of early voting in the November elections. Leading up to that, Marfa Public Radio is bringing you coverage of what you can expect to see on the November ballot. In Alpine, Odessa and Midland, … Continue reading
As an oil boom increases housing costs and lures staff away, the Ector County school board has struggled to recruit and retain enough teachers.
When the last oil boom in the Permian Basin screeched to a halt in 2014, something unexpected happened — families stuck around. Now, with production ramping up again, all corners of the community are feeling the effects of population growth. … Continue reading