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 by and about Ted Lyon

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.