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Attorney general joins the attack on educators

  Attorney General Ken Paxton, who went to court to defend Texas’ very bad school finance system, is still attacking educators. He is doing so, I suspect, to try to keep himself relevant to right-wingers – his political base — … Continue reading

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If educators don’t hold legislators accountable for education policy, who will?

  Few, if any, people get elected to state office in Texas without the votes of many educators. That may sound strange for a state that ranks a miserable 38th in per-student funding, but it’s true. It’s why we have … Continue reading

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Teachers are good for business, but some businesses don’t get it

  Teachers are good for business. We all know that, right? All of us, apparently, except members of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) or, at least, its Texas leadership in Austin. NFIB, the group of small business owners, … Continue reading

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The Wall Street Journal lies; attacks teachers and workers

  Ever since its purchase by a right-wing mega-millionaire with a history of being challenged by basic journalistic ethics, the Wall Street Journal has sometimes refused to let facts interfere with an editorial policy strongly tilted against the working class, … Continue reading

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