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Rick Perry's Worst Veto

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

By conflating testing with curriculum, Perry's veto of a testing relief bill aimed at the playground set revealed that he doesn't understand what happens in Texas elementary schools.

If It Walks Like a Duck...

Kati Haycock | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Kati Haycock

As Texas lawmakers continue to debate measures to roll back graduation requirements for the state's high school students, I am just plain amazed at their willingness to stretch the truth about this education "reform" measure.

Praying the Rick Perry Away

Dan Treadway | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Dan Treadway

If Perry's claim is correct, and God is strong where he is weak, unfortunately, I feel like I'm left with no other choice... So, Rick Perry's Interpretation Of God, I'd really appreciate it if you could help Texas out in a few areas in which the governor has proven himself to be considerably weak.

Rick Perry Versus the School Children of Texas

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
James Moore

As Governor Rick Perry was preparing to run for the GOP presidential nomination, he pushed the legislature to approve a $5.4 billion budget cut in Texas education. His transparent goal was political, and simply to build upon a no tax reputation, which, unsurprisingly, came at the expense of school children.

Rick Perry Issues Challenge For State Universities

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.24.2012 | College

Texas Gov. Rick Perry doesn't believe public colleges should be able increase students tuition each year. At the Texas Tribune festival, a three-da...

Joy Resmovits

Shuttering Education Department Tougher Than Rick Perry Thinks

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Though Texas Gov. Rick Perry drew a blank during last week's debate when trying to list the federal agencies he'd shut down as president, he didn't fo...

Top Ten Benefits of a Rick Perry Presidency

James Napoli | Posted 11.07.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Maybe some of you are worried about what might happen if Rick Perry becomes president. Well, I found ten other ways of looking at that eventuality.

Will Rick Perry Unravel the Strange Consensus on Public Education?

Marc Epstein | Posted 10.26.2011 | Education
Marc Epstein

Conservatives, liberals, free-market advocates and supporters of big government alike have all agreed to either dismantle or modify how our schools operate. But Rick Perry has entered the room uninvited, and the question is, will he spoil all the fun?

WATCH: Rick Perry Says Texas Public Schools Teach Creationism

Posted 10.18.2011 | Education

While campaigning in New Hampshire Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a boy that Texas public schools teach both creationism and evolution in scienc...

Texas Higher Ed In Turmoil Over Conservative Policy Proposals

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 08.05.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- When barbecue research is second-guessed in Texas, the turmoil in higher education must be getting serious. Responding to soaring tu...

Is Gov. Rick Perry Doing 'Irreparable Harm' to Texas A&M?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.25.2011 | College
Dorian de Wind

What the editorial is pointing out is Rick Perry's obsession and constant meddling in the day-to-day operations of A&M, both directly and personally and indirectly through the Texas Public Policy Foundation.