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The Law Does NOT Prohibit Public School Employees from Expressing Political Opinions

By Deron Robinson, General CounselAllen Independent School District Extending an unfortunate recent trend, Texas public schools again came under fire during the 85th Legislative Session. Many retired and current school employees have grown tired of this trend and have asked me what they can or ...

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What great things ARE happening?

By Steve Risser So, there were some silver linings with the Primaries along with disappointments of course. We all recognize far too well that the accomplishments and achievements of public schools too often get overshadowed by political agendas, extreme public opinions and of course in the m...

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Being Accountable for Student Benefit

by John Tanner, Test Sense Many years ago, my father—also an educator—and I began a conversation about the purpose of an education. We went the rounds such conversations tend to do: produce citizens, create happy, healthy adults, etc. Those answers were philosophical and aphoristic. The...

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Lieutenant Governor candidate Scott Milder resigns from Friends of Texas Public Schools board after 13 years at the helm

Friends of Texas Public Schools has announced that its founder, Scott Milder, has resigned as CEO and board member effective November 22, 2017. Mr. Milder’s resignation was accepted by the Board of Directors.In his statement, Scott said, “Leslie and I started Friends of Texas Public Scho...

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