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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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Message for Texas State Senate

Dear Texas Senate, It is unfortunate that you feel the need to vilify our Texas public schools because your top campaign contributions come from folks who are determined to see vouchers finally pass. Condemning our public schools and casting harsh accusations of widespread failure is not only disre...

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