Category Archives: voting and elections

Sen. Don Huffines fears educators, not immigrants

  Voter registration is up, and state Sen. Don Huffines of Dallas, who has made a political career of attacking public schools and promoting privatization, is worried. He is worried because he knows he has done nothing to generate that … Continue reading

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Abbott “discovers” public education; must be election time

  Gov. Greg Abbott is continuing his preelection, “pro-public education” tour, making promises that most Texas educators and parents want to hear but aren’t likely to ever come to pass as long as Abbott remains governor. He had a recent … Continue reading

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Another reason for educators to vote – sharks are circling their pensions

  Retired teachers who already are worried about their state pensions will be even more threatened during next year’s legislative session, unless they start doing something about it now. The same warning holds true for active school employees who , … Continue reading

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Teachers deserve real appreciation — now, next week and beyond

  Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week, a reminder of the important work that teachers do every day, work that is vital to their students, to their communities and to everyone’s future. Teachers will appreciate the special works of art, … Continue reading

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