Monthly Archives: April 2014

Teachers are professional educators, not bounty hunters

  Greg Abbott’s teacher “bonus” idea sounds more like a bad April Fool’s joke concocted by a tone-deaf political consultant than a serious policy proposal from someone aspiring to be governor of Texas.  Abbott is proposing that teachers be awarded … Continue reading

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Would Abbott really forbid testing for 4-year-olds?

  For the record, folks, Greg Abbott’s spokesperson is now saying the Republican gubernatorial candidate is not so out of touch with parents that he actually wants 4-year-old kids to be subjected to standardized testing. Of course, it was easy … Continue reading

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You can’t improve schools by running over educators

  John Arnold survived the Enron collapse, started his own hedge fund and then retired in 2012 – when he was 38 – with an estimated personal wealth of $3 billion. Not bad, eh? Not bad for anyone, least of … Continue reading

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