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Texas graduation rate 10th highest among 34 states

Texas has the 10th highest overall graduation among 34 states that are reporting the National Governors Association (NGA) Compact Graduation Rate for the Class of 2010, according to a comparison study done by the Texas Education Agency. The Compact Rate shows the overall graduation rate for Texas p...

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Overview of State Funding Woes

You have, I am sure, heard the “good news – bad news” jokes. Well, here’s the bad news. The budget recently adopted for the State of Texas is a disaster for our state. Unfortunately, there is no good news – and that is not the worst of it. Because of the gigantic hole b...

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The Life and Death of Education

Diane Ravitch on the real threats to public education BY RICHARD WHITTAKER, Austin Chronicle SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 On the subject of public education, Diane Ravitch may be America’s most important whistle-blower. The former U.S. assistant secretary of education doesn’t employ hidden cam...

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OPEN LETTER TO THE TERRIFIC TEACHERS OF TEXAS

Message from our Founders, Scott and Leslie Milder Congratulations on your amazing success on behalf of your students as evidenced by Texas students achieving the highest graduation rates in America! You are doing the Lord’s work and Texans are grateful for your work and dedication. Cli...

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