Monthly Archives: October 2012

Whining in the wind over education “reform”

Self-styled education “experts” are a dime a dozen and contribute about that much to educational quality in the public schools. Although that description could apply to a number of individuals and groups cluttering the political landscape these days, I am referring … Continue reading

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More mistruth from an education-cutter in Houston

  Like several of her budget-cutting allies, State Rep. Sarah Davis of Houston’s House District 134 would rather be reelected than tell the truth. So, in a new mailer in which she tries to confuse voters with a jumble of … Continue reading

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Remembering a hero for education and opportunity

  TSTA Public Affairs Director Ed Martin fought the good fight with the late State Senator Mario Gallegos for many years. Here are Ed’s reflections on the senator and his passing: “Every Texan who values public education lost a true … Continue reading

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School cuts breed hypocrisy

  So far, I have been reluctant to use the word, “lie,” during this political season, but the misleading and fabricated reelection rhetoric of the Legislature’s education-cutters is getting out of hand. So, let’s be polite, but clear. State Rep. … Continue reading

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