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Stateside Texas: Governor Abbott Appoints Home-schooler to Chair the State Board of Education

By Elaine Magliaro The Associated Press reported last week that Governor Greg Abbott of Texas had tapped Houston Republican Donna Bahorich, a home-schooler, to serve as the new chairwoman of the Texas Board of Education. The AP said that Bahorich’s nomination has to be … Continue reading

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A Look at Some of the Driving Forces behind the School Reform Movement and the Effort to Privatize Public Education

By Elaine Magliaro NOTE: I originally posted this article at Res Ipsa Loquitor on March 3, 2013. Having worked as a public school teacher for well over three decades, I became concerned about the “school reform” movement—which brought us the … Continue reading

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