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Editorial: Quality education options for all Texas students




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April 17, 2013 | 1,539 views | 28 comments

By James Golsan

Meaningful reform in Texas education has been hard to come by lately. Since dramatic, progressive changes to our education code in the mid-1990s that brought open-enrollment charter schools to the state, we have subsequently settled for tinkering around the edges of questions like “How do we deliver high quality education to all Texas students?” . . .

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Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
April 30, 2013 2:36pm
 
 
My recent posts indicated that the 45th National Guard
were comprised of persons from Texas and Oklahoma. After
WWII, this unit became comprised of National Guard members
only ... Read More Read More
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
April 30, 2013 2:13pm
 
 
Facts only Please.......The 45th was only mentioned
to explain part of the drop out rate in 1950 in parts
of Oklahoma and Texas. My original comment concerned
the national ... Read More Read More
 
 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
April 30, 2013 1:22pm
 
 
4th, HEB is having a sale on your meds...please take them. I will pay!
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
April 30, 2013 1:21pm
 
 
Chief, let's focus on Texas or maybe Wilson county. Again, check the Texas records and I think you will be surprised at the rates. Floresville? Who cares about when the ... Read More Read More
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
April 30, 2013 12:25pm
 
 
Facts only Please....In the United States. In 1940
the graduation rate broke 50 percent for the first
time. It improved through the 1950s reaching a peak
in the late ... Read More Read More
 
 
Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
April 30, 2013 11:44am
 
 
Bob believe me I was around at that time and was even alert enough to know what was going on. I mentioned the quality of teachers and the programs in the private school which ... Read More Read More
 
 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
April 30, 2013 11:39am
 
 
"Facts"...almost every FACT out there can be interpreted in different ways. so, just providing a FACT does not make it so! For instance the Congressional Budget ... Read More Read More
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
April 30, 2013 11:15am
 
 
Chief: Where did you get your facts for 1950s rates were higher than now? Where in Texas, Ohio, or Wilson county? General comments without citing your source is just that, ... Read More Read More
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
April 30, 2013 9:10am
 
 
The drop out rate for high school students in the 1950s
was much higher than now. This had the effect of removing
a lot of disruptive students thus enhancing the learning
environment. ... Read More Read More
 
 
Making the choice  
St. Hedwig  
April 29, 2013 9:18pm
 
 
4th, I agree. That is one of the several reasons we pulled our child out of the brick and mortar public school Every time we discuss the differences of one vs the other,his ... Read More Read More
 

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