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Texas Education Chief Considers Rating Schools On Minority Progress

Posted 11.18.2012 | Education

Texas’ new education commissioner Michael Williams is considering a new system for rating school success that would take into account how well distr...

My Decision to Send My Kids to Private School Has Never Been Easier to Defend

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.08.2012 | Education
Christina Pesoli

By enumerating so many offensive ideas in the "Educating our Children" section of its platform, Texas Republican delegates have provided me with a blueprint to defend my decision to send my kids to private school.

Texas Curriculum Changes Prompt Civil Rights Groups To Seek Review Of Public Schools In Lone Star State

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — Two civil rights organizations are seeking a federal review of public school education in Texas, accusing state school administrators ...

Jeremy Binckes

Texas Board Of Education To Vote On Controversial Curriculum Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Texas State Board of Education will decide on Friday whether to approve a host of controversial changes to the state's school curriculum. Board me...

An Open Letter to the Texas Board of Education From a Survivor of Its Public School System

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

As someone who received nearly my entire education -- grades 2-12 -- in the Texas public schools system, I must admit that I don't understand what all the fuss is about.

An Ode to a Disappearing Texas

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

I left Texas, sadly, because it was changing and becoming what it has now become. But there are some great people there and they will make their voices heard...because Texans are not wimps!

The Lions Of Texas Find Their Historian

Richard Greener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Greener

History is not the only academic discipline being eaten for lunch by Texas' lions. They are feasting on Sociology, Economics and who knows what's next? Can't wait until they get to Music and Art.

Texas Textbook MASSACRE: 'Ultraconservatives' Approve Radical Changes To State Education Curriculum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas - A far-right faction of the Texas State Board of Education succeeded Friday in injecting conservative ideals into social studies, histo...