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Don’t be fooled by ‘school choice,’ it is the latest attempt to funnel tax money to private schools

by Ken Zornes, Contributor, dallasnews.com Supporters of public school vouchers in Texas are really feeling their oats about now, thinking there has never been a better time to stick it to Texas taxpayers by getting a voucher bill through both chambers and signed by the governor. Now they can see t...

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Texas Council of Women School Executives Annual Networking Session

The Texas Council of Women School Executives is hosting its annual networking session featuring guest speaker, Leslie Milder, Co-founder of Friends of Texas Public Schools. Women school executives from Region 10 and Region 11 should come prepared to exchange great ideas and to share best practices;...

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WHITEKER: Farewell to public education system

by Mary Ann Whitaker, Hudson ISD Superintendent I must acknowledge and give credit to those legislators that have stayed the course in their journey to dismantle public education. They have promoted a perception that schools are failing — therefore, privatizing education via vouchers, tax cre...

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New A-F rating system earns an F from Friends of Texas Public Schools

John Tanner, a member of the Friends of Texas Public Schools board of directors and executive director of Test Sense, recently wrote a thoroughly researched paper titled “The A-F Accountability Mistake”, published by the Texas Association of School Administrators. In this paper, Tanner s...

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