{FD} Substitute teacher banned from school after reportedly taping students’ mouths

A substitute teacher in Texas was banned from an elementary school after she reportedly put duct tape over at least 10 students’ mouths.

{FD} Texas college creates ‘Equity Report Card’ for faculty, staff

Austin Community College created a comprehensive “Equity Report Card” for faculty and staff to self-assess how inclusive they are after several internal surveys indicated the school "continues to struggle" supporting minority students.

{FD} ‘Tourniquet Killer’ Anthony Shore’s execution halted hours before scheduled lethal injection

A convicted sex offender whose signature killing method prompted him to be dubbed Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" had his execution halted on Wednesday just hours before he was set to receive a lethal injection.

{FD} LGBT groups demand withdrawal of judicial nominee who called trans kids ‘Satan’s plan’

A group of LGBT advocacy organizations are demanding the withdrawal of President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas for what they call his “brazen contempt for LGBT people,” in a three-page letter released Monday.