Ted Lyon's file

Lyon

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 made by Ted Lyon

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Total varies, and it’s likely less than 40

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.