Monthly Archives: July 2017

Did a school voucher pay for an abortion? Yes or no, it’s still a mess

  The intended consequences of vouchers – transferring state tax dollars from under-funded public schools to private schools – are bad enough, but the unintended consequences can be a political and fiscal disaster. A voucher program in Arizona is so … Continue reading

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Abbott’s alleged teacher pay “raise” is a hoax

  Texas teachers need and deserve a pay raise, which is why Gov. Greg Abbott tried to make teachers think he was going to push for an annual pay boost of $1,000 during the upcoming special legislative session. But Abbott’s … Continue reading

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Trying to flush school districts down the toilet

  Graydon Hicks, the superintendent of the small Fort Davis ISD in far West Texas recently wrote an open letter, lambasting Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick over the legislative majority’s continuing failure to adequately fund public education. … Continue reading

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