Resource Round-Up #2  March 26, 2020

Resource Round-Up #2 March 26, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a vast impact on public education, as school districts try to figure out ways to keep their students and employees safe, educate and feed students, and comply with federal and state mandates.  It is a tremendously tough road to navigate,...
School Closures and Coping

School Closures and Coping

Governor Abbott has officially closed all schools in Texas till at least April 3rd.  Many people expect closures to be extended beyond that, whether it’s from state-wide mandate or the decisions of local districts. Texas school districts are doing an incredible job of...
The word for 2020 might be unprecedented.

The word for 2020 might be unprecedented.

As in, these are unprecedented times. This is an unprecedented situation in America. It is unprecedented for so many public schools, throughout both Texas and the nation, to close like this. And it is certainly unprecedented for TEA to waive STAAR administrations. It...
Pro Public Education Part 1

Pro Public Education Part 1

Early voting is in full swing, and March 3rd is fast approaching for those of us who like to stand in line with hundreds of our closest friends. There’s big stuff happening, and voting is important. But we aren’t here to tell you who to vote for, of course. What we...