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Allegations Of Texas Curriculum's 'Islamic Indoctrination' Refuse To Die, Despite Reports To Contrary

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.16.2013 | Education

Over a month after a Texas school district debunked allegations that their third-party curriculum was indoctrinating young students in Islam, the clai...

Judge Weighs Texas School's Tracking ID Program

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge is mulling whether a Texas high school that requires students to wear tracking badges can remove students who refuse to...

Texas School Finance Case To Focus On Demographics Shift

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education

AUSTIN, Texas — A boom in Texas' Hispanic population, coupled with starkly higher poverty rates for minorities statewide, could so hurt future h...

How ALEC Gets Real Tax Dollars for Fake Schools

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Virtual schools are great at making money, but they can't seem to educate kids. Everywhere they've been tried -- Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas -- they've failed to meet minimum standards and done worse than the real-world public schools that most kids attend.