Monthly Archives: April 2015

The politics of denial

  The future is coming, folks, despite what many members of the legislative majority in Austin seem to think as they continue practicing the politics of denial. Just yesterday, the Senate approved a new state budget that under-funds education and … Continue reading

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Heading in opposite directions on education

  The Texas Senate, beginning with the Senate Education Committee, still needs an education in public education. For starters, it can take lessons from its counterpart, the House Public Education Committee, on the other side of the Capitol. Yesterday, Rep. … Continue reading

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Rating legislative performances on the A-F scale

  You may have heard by now that the state Senate this week approved a worse-than-worthless piece of legislation, the bill to submit public school campuses to an A-F grading system. It’s worthless because it would do absolutely nothing to … Continue reading

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