How do we know Texas schools are “underfunded?” Because they say so?

Almost every story written about public education … [Read more...]

Public schools: More money doesn’t automatically increase performance

The next Texas Legislature is sure to focus … [Read more...]

School board payouts to departing executives cost more than you think

While you’re out voting on the latest efforts to … [Read more...]

Listener: Abilene ISD bond not good for Abilene but good for social climbers

Pratt, Well, here is my own opinion of what … [Read more...]

Listener: Lubbock ISD bond premature, ignores coming grants for school safety

Lubbock ISD put safety in their bond. This is just … [Read more...]

Listener: Government beauty shop schools in Texas

Robert, Good rant on the lack of need for … [Read more...]

Reported sexual exploitation in Texas public schools growing

Another public school year is upon us with … [Read more...]

Does the new school rating system inflate performance?

When I bring up much of anything to do with public … [Read more...]

Award-winning school leader says new A-F rating system good but INFLATES all schools’ ratings

via press release: Rise Academy’s pass rates … [Read more...]

Is Lubbock-Cooper ISD’s “B” really an “F” rating?

The oh-so-dreaded, by educrats, A to F public … [Read more...]

Does the public really care about the price tag of government spending?

For the Texas Scorecard, Salvador Ayala, … [Read more...]

Texas teacher union opposes higher pay for higher performing teachers

Teacher unions such as TSTA and Texas AFT always … [Read more...]

Lubbock ISD spent big on fast food, not just hotels and airfare

A report from documented how Lubbock … [Read more...]

Lubbock ISD’s excuse for big travel spending doesn’t pass the geography test

Public schools in Texas claim to be broke but they … [Read more...]

If you want local growth, work to lower local property taxes

Timothy Chipp of the Abilene Reporter-News … [Read more...]

Loss of a hyphen a victory? Texas adopts divisive ethnic studies course.

Leftist activists in Texas this past week pushed … [Read more...]

Do Democrats really care about violence or our schools?

I’ve commented on Texas Democrats, from statehouse … [Read more...]

Voting: You are not electing a buddy but a representative

Saturday is Election Day for many local … [Read more...]

Democracy is dangerous when it strays from governing basics

At election time we are often treated to rather … [Read more...]

Demand the Effective Rate be central to all tax rate setting discussions

I’ve pointed out that it is very important that, … [Read more...]

Understand importance of increases in local appraised property values

It is notice of appraised property value time for … [Read more...]

Funding formula is starving Texas school districts?

Over the years we’ve brought you stories of … [Read more...]

Listener: Teacher pay is a blessing, many just don’t know it.

My wife is a teacher, and we are two of the few … [Read more...]

Be upset if you will but most Texas teachers only work a 10 month year plus get ample vacation during that term

Did you know that most public school teachers in … [Read more...]

Teacher group president talks politics but is ignorant about Texas school finance

Over the years legislators have told me, off the … [Read more...]

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