Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why Teachers Leave Teaching

I’ve always believed that teachers get into the profession of education for all the right reasons (helping children, making a difference, being a positive example, etc.), and leave the profession for all the wrong reasons. Teachers don’t leave the profession … Continue reading

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Rick Perry…Our Governor…Our Woes

Here in the Lone Star State of Texas, we have a governor that has been at odds with public educators for most of his extremely long tenure as governor. Rick Perry likes to “stick-it” to public educators, principals and especially … Continue reading

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Parents Want Their Children in Safe Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was quoted in a speech at Howard University, a predominately black university in Washington DC, that data in a report released by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights suggests black and … Continue reading

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….The More They Stay the Same

 In August of 2005, I wrote an editorial that appeared in the San Antonio Express News (see Here) and picked up on other websites after our Governor (Rick Perry) and the legislature failed to address the school funding crisis in … Continue reading

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