Monthly Archives: November 2016

What kids are learning from the election

  A presidential election can be a teaching object for young kids, offering a civics lesson in simple terms. Students at the Austin elementary school with which I am most familiar had an election night assignment to color the states … Continue reading

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TEA’s excuses on special education not convincing

  The Texas Education Agency tried to cover its bureaucratic posterior and transfer the blame to school districts for leaving tens of thousands of special education students without the required services to which they are entitled under federal law. But … Continue reading

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