Monthly Archives: June 2016

As mistakes go, STAAR is a doozy

  State Education Commissioner Mike Morath did the right thing by ruling that fifth and eighth graders who failed STAAR exams this year wouldn’t be held back a grade. He was reacting to problems with how STAAR exams have been … Continue reading

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Time for educators to begin uniting against Trump

  As I wrote in a recent blog post, elections have consequences for educators, their students and their families, even though educators don’t always vote in the best interests of their professions. If they did, Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick … Continue reading

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