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Our Culture’s Brightest Gift to the World

By Dave Irby, Past President of Friends of Texas Public Schools One evening, while my wife and I were watching TV, I heard a familiar soundbite: “Our public schools are horrible!” My wife, a fourth-grade teacher in Burleson ISD, glanced up at the screen with a scowl and went back to her school work. I have.
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TEA releases 2016 accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the 2016 state accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as more than 8,600 campuses statewide. The ratings reveal that approximately 94 percent of school districts and charters across Texas have achieved the rating of Met Standard. Districts, campuses, and charters receive one of.
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