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Save Our Schools Speech by Matt Damon

"I had incredible teachers. And as I look at my life today, the things I value most about myself — my imagination, my love of acting, my passion for writing, my love of learning, my curiosity — all of these things came from how I was parented and taught. And none of these qualities that I’ve.
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Texas high school graduation rate sets another all time high record

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set an all-time high, reaching 87.7 percent for the Class of 2012. The graduation rate for the Class of 2012 is 1.8 percentage points higher than the previous record set by the Class of 2011 and marks the fifth consecutive year the rate has increased.

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Be Proud!

BE PROUD is a campaign started by Texans who are fed up with the incessant, mean-spirited criticism and attacks on our public schools, most of which is leveled with flawed and corrupted data.  Our public schools are achieving extraordinary results in spite of seemingly overwhelming challenges, yet those who work in our schools rarely receive praise.
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