Category Archives: Jimmie Don Aycock

Students need real help, not labels

  The A-F grading system for individual schools, which the Texas House has now joined the Senate in approving, will stigmatize students – mostly low-income children – while doing nothing to improve performance. It also will make it easier to … Continue reading

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“Best” legislators were education supporters

  You may or may not agree with all the choices on Texas Monthly’s just-released list of Ten Best and Ten Worst Legislators, but I think Paul Burka and his crew were dead-on accurate in drawing a huge distinction between … Continue reading

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