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Netroots Education Panel: Kill School Choice

Netroots Education Panel: Kill School Choice

Five out of five progressive education activists at Netroots Nation agree: there cannot be choice or competition. Why? Their plans for the status quo in public schools are an integral part of implementing their progressive vision of "community schools;" the new...

Half-Billion For ‘Virtually Useless’ Test

Half-Billion For ‘Virtually Useless’ Test

For more than a year we’ve been calling for a moratorium on the statewide testing system on the basis that those dollars could be better spent educating kids. Now we found out that the test may be "virtually useless." It's time to seriously re-think what we mean by...

Educrats Emerge In Primary Races

Primary season is finally, officially under way, and I've started going through and looking at the Republican primary candidates in the Texas House races.  We're looking at a pretty full cycle, what with open seats, Tea Party challengers, and a bumper crop of educrats...