A bill by Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Canton) authorizes teachers to use “force or deadly force” to defend themselves, students, or school property.
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When I confide my anxiety that I have fewer than 10 students in one of the two classes I teach twice a week, Ryan shares his relief that he has fewer than 30 in one of the six classes he teaches every day. After I express my impatience with students who do not read deeply, Ryan tells me about students who cannot read at all.
Years of high-stakes testing, chronic under-funding and news stories about failing schools have made things difficult for Texas teachers.
It’s budget day in the House!
So, about that public pension crisis… According to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, and the data-driven report she released yesterday, there really isn’t one. “We’re actually in pretty doggone good shape,” she said at a news conference yesterday. Teachers, city workers, cops and firefighters can rest a little easier.