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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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Texas School Finance System Ruled Unconstitutional!

February 4, 2013 For more than three years I have been a consultant with the Equity Center, a consortium of property-poor school districts in Texas.  Once they made the decision to file suit against the state, yet again, for its inadequate and inequitable system, they asked me to write another policy paper on why money […]

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Texas School Voucher Scheme: Yet Another Blow Against Public Education

This blog is among the best I’ve read that explains exactly what it is that Senator Dan Patrick, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and Gov. Rick Perry are doing in order to destroy Texas public schools–and why they are doing it.  Read it.  Share it with every Texan you know.  And call your legislators today to […]

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Ken Moerbe’s Letter to the Editor, Nov. 29, 2012

Ken Moerbe submitted the following letter to the editor on Nov. 29, 2012.  With his permission we are including it here as a blog.  Our thanks to Ken! “After reading the reports of Governor Rick Perry’s visit to Waco on Tuesday, November 27th, I felt compelled to write this letter. I believe that for some […]

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