We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Survey: Close corporate loopholes to better fund schools

While Texans don’t like higher taxes, they want the education of future generations to be a higher priority, writes fellow Mark Jones. Houston Chronicle: https://bit.ly/2GfndJJ