Teach for America, the elite student-teacher pipeline founded by Highland Parker Wendy Kopp, is often tossed into the bucket with the rest of the tools in the reform movement's toolbox, from charter schools to performance-based pay and the like. For that, and for its place outside the labor movement ... More >>
"Here they go again," Reverend Kyev Tatum said. He laughed, but stopped abruptly. He was talking, of course, about the atheists.
When we last caught up with the Dallas-Forth Worth Coalition of Reason, our local band of atheists, freethinkers and humanists, they were trying fruitlessly to g ... More >>
One week from tomorrow, the Dallas Independent School District's board of trustees will settle in for what's sure to be a calm, reasonable and thoroughly thoughtful discussion about extending the district's contract with Teach for America through the 2017 school year. The cost of the new deal: $3 ... More >>