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Judge Gives Go-Ahead to Parents Suing Texas Over Too-Long STAAR Test

by | Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 8:44 CST
Report confirms that the latest STAAR test took longer to complete than required by state law.
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We Are Writers, Too

I enrolled at Texas State hoping to find my voice as a Chicana writer. Instead, I was told to whitewash my work.

I enrolled at Texas State hoping to find my voice as a Chicana writer. Instead, I was told to whitewash my writing and tone down criticisms of my program....Read More

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Free Lunch

Forget about the governor’s slush funds. Texas’ biggest corporate welfare program is one you’ve probably never heard of — and it’s growing every year.

Texas' largest corporate welfare program lets school districts give away unlimited tax breaks — more than $7 billion so far — with only loose state oversigh...Read More

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Rotten Apples in Donna ISD

Corruption that led to the indictment of two Donna school board members roils the border town they served.

“It’s embarrassing — that’s what it is,” said school board member Efren Ceniceros, who worked as a coach and teacher for 30 years before retiring. “...Read More

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