Ted Lyon's file:

Democrat from Texas

Lyon is a Mesquite lawyer and Democrat who was a member of the Texas House of Representatives and then the Texas Senate from 1979 into early 1993.

Recent statements involving Ted Lyon

Says most Texas schools spend 45 out of 180 school days in mandated testing.

Recent stories featuring Ted Lyon

Dewhurst: 45 days "lost" to state testing:

David Dewhurst says Texas school systems lose 45 days to state-imposed tests. We did not find a firm factual basis for his figure.

Readers sound off on time taken for mandated tests:

Several readers looked askance at our fact-check on how many days Texas schools spend in mandated testing.

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