Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cherry picking students with tax dollars

  A parent named Laurel, whose daughters attend the new BASIS charter school in San Antonio, took strong exception to my recent blog post about BASIS’ cherry-picking practices. The cherry-picking – or taking the best students from public schools and … Continue reading

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Political war on public schools continues

  I am not sure whether to call the political era in which we are living the Teapot Age or the Crackpot Age, but rest assured that future historians will label it anything but Golden. The Tea Party-brewed insanity in … Continue reading

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