Monthly Archives: July 2012

There is no free lunch for schools

Whether they like it or not, suburban Austin voters in Williamson County are about to be reminded there is no such thing as a free lunch. This Republican-dominated county voted overwhelmingly (almost 59 percent) to re-elect Gov. Rick Perry two … Continue reading

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Spinning our wheels on student aid

Even as many low- and middle-income students struggle to enroll or stay in college this fall, state administrators are signaling that the under-funded pool of state financial aid won’t get much better any time soon. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating … Continue reading

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Cruz and Dewhurst: Both bad news for Texas schools

Word that the clown princess of the tea party movement, Sarah Palin, is coming to Texas tomorrow to campaign for Ted Cruz in the Republican runoff for the U.S. Senate is still another reminder that the health of Texas’ public … Continue reading

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State has money for school funding, but lacks will

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