Monthly Archives: January 2014

Campaigning for an education apocalypse

  After observing the race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor teeter ever more precariously over the abyss on the right edge of the flat Earth, I am surprised that at least one of the four contenders hasn’t gone … Continue reading

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Beware of education “reformers” with lots of money

  As a rule of thumb, teachers and others who truly value public schools should be wary of any group claiming to promote “education reform,” which more often than not in the current Texas political climate is a code term … Continue reading

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Elections have consequences — in New York and Texas

  With the new year comes some encouraging news from New York City, where the new mayor, Bill de Blasio, did something that his longtime predecessor found unfashionable. De Blasio actually appointed an educator as the new chancellor of the … Continue reading

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