Monthly Archives: May 2018

Abbott proposes unlocking guns on school campuses

  Not only does Gov. Greg Abbott want to arm more teachers and other school employees, he also wants to unlock their guns during the school day. This is one provision of the governor’s proposal to expand the voluntary “school … Continue reading

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DeVos promotes vouchers for religious schools

  Betsy DeVos, the Trump Cabinet officer in charge of destroying public education, was in New York City recently, complaining once again about good public policy and vowing to do away with it. This time, DeVos’ ill-informed scorn was directed … Continue reading

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How will Second Amendment Abbott try to address gun violence in schools?

  No doubt, Gov. Greg Abbott is as devastated as most Texans over the tragedy at Santa Fe High School, the senseless loss of 10 more people to gun violence. But what, if anything, will he do about it? As … Continue reading

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Worry about fake “education reform,” not “fake news”

  Dan Patrick knows a lot about fakery because that’s what he peddles. You know, fake “education reform.” A fake “public safety emergency” over who uses which bathroom. Last year, there also was a fake teacher “pay raise,” which fooled … Continue reading

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