Close Schools to Keep Teachers?

Close Schools to Keep Teachers?

The high school in my neighborhood is missing well over one-third of its staff right now.  Not just teachers, but also administrators, office staff, and support staff.  There is a real dearth of adults on that campus.  People are sick, quarantining, or taking care of...
SHARS Handbook Officially Released

SHARS Handbook Officially Released

The holidays are finally here, and cooler weather is coming! In Texas, you never know how long it will last, so the next time you get the opportunity to curl up with your favorite pumpkin spice beverage and a good book, consider checking out the new School Health and...
National Special Education Day

National Special Education Day

December 2nd was National Special Education Day.  It was first celebrated in 2005 in honor of the 30th anniversary of IDEA.  IDEA—the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act—originally dates to 1975 when President Ford first signed into law the Education for All...
Abbott Joins Krause

Abbott Joins Krause

Just a few short days after Matt Krause announced the launch of an investigation into Texas school districts’ libraries, naming 850 books that he feels have no place in our public schools, Governor Greg Abbott—not to be outdone—asked the Texas Association of School...
Check your libraries….

Check your libraries….

Certain as-yet-unspecified school districts in Texas must report to Republican state representative Matt Krause about their libraries.  Krause compiled a list of 850 books, and he wants to know if districts have any of those titles, how many copies they have of each...