Texas has never played around when it comes to its standardized tests, and the STAAR exam, the new assessment whose rigor is currently the center of debate in the state legislature, is no different. As one of the primary ways the state evaluates educational outcomes, and thus ensures accountability, ... More >>
Photo by Patrick MichelsMiss him yet?Former Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa officially begins his new gig in Cobb County, Georgia, today. Hence, this morning's piece in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "New Cobb superintendent's job 1: Close students' achieveme ... More >>
DianellyAnalog Rebellion's Daniel HunterWe've spent plenty of time in recent weeks sharing our excitement for the artist formerly known as PlayRadioPlay!'s new disc under the Analog Rebellion moniker. And, every time we hear a new leak from Aledo native Daniel Hunter's new upcoming disc, Ancient ... More >>
To get into the right college, sometimes you have to be better than perfect
Or, how a Democrat and reviled former DISD board president found a happy home pushing "educational acoountability" for the GOP
Man with the Plan DISD's New Math
Good God, a good grade; Has he even unpacked yet?
Plano parents lay siege to enthusiasts of the "New New Math" in a fight over how to fix the sorry state of math instruction in the public schools