Monthly Archives: April 2016

Trying to deny that money is important to education

  An article about Austin’s Eanes ISD, posted yesterday on TSTA’s Facebook page, made a strong point for the fact that money is critically important for public schools. But some people – and not just our elected state leaders – … Continue reading

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Another bad voucher idea: letting the “market” determine school funding

  Many bad ideas in the political arena never really go away. They get resurrected, often under different names. Private school voucher proponents have resorted to a number of euphemisms, including “school choice,” “tax credit scholarships,” and “education savings accounts,” … Continue reading

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Letting political ideology gut public education

  Sam Brownback is not a well-known name in Texas, but he is about as huge an obstacle to public education as, say, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is in the Lone Star State. As governor of Kansas, Brownback already has … Continue reading

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