Monthly Archives: March 2014

Using tax dollars to prepare students for the 19th century

  We already know that spending tax dollars on private school vouchers amounts to stealing from public schools, but a report in Politico this week sheds some new details on just how bad this thievery has become. According to the … Continue reading

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Dallas ISD takeover attempt fails the smell test

  The real stakeholders in Dallas ISD – parents and taxpayers who actually live in the district – are starting to weigh in on the money-backed effort to hijack the district and convert it into a home-rule charter operation, and … Continue reading

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Another senator who will be bad news for public schools

  Don Huffines, the wealthy Tea Partier from Dallas who unseated moderate state Sen. John Carona in the Republican primary, has endorsed the teaching of creationism in the public schools, and a Dallas Morning News writer in the blog linked … Continue reading

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Stripping teachers of work protections is not reform

  Support Our Public Schools, the misnamed group that wants to hijack Dallas ISD, is opening up a bit more about what it may have in mind for Texas’ second largest school district and the teachers who work there.  And, … Continue reading

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