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Texas Public Policy Foundation “Misspeaks” When Predicting Higher Teacher Salaries Under Privatization

The Texas Public Policy Foundation, which is closely aligned with ALEC, Texans for Education Reform, and other groups determined to privatize public education, recently Tweeted:  “#SchoolChoice will increase average #Texas teacher pay.”  The following study, in response, was conducted by economist Dr. Larry Toenjes of Houston.  His source of data was the Snapshot data on […]

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Education Reform with David Sirota

Watch this video that exposes the influence of mega-wealthy corporations on education policy all over the country.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2LJzEuodZw

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Patrick’s S.B. 2: Charter Schools and Home Rule Districts

Senator Dan Patrick is waging, clearly, a war against public education in Texas.  Evidence?  Well, look at the bills he has filed, look at his comments in press conferences, and, importantly, look who his supporters are, his co-advocates for destruction of the children’s schools!  There is a clear line from the Koch brothers to ALEC […]

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ALEC and the Privatization of Education

This blog not only includes some really good background information about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), but it also includes a list of corporations and organizations who pay big money to support them–and who support the concept of privatization of public schools.  You may be surprised as to who is on the list!  See […]

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