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One of the great champions of public education is retiringPublish Date: September 13, 2019 6:38 pm
Texas state Sen. Jose Rodriguez, an El Paso Democrat, announced today he is retiring from the post in 2021 after 10 years in the Legislature. Rodriguez is a staunch supporter of public education, school employees and...Read More
Democratic hopefuls address charter schools in debate, and now is a good time to push for more discussion on education issuesPublish Date: September 13, 2019 6:32 pm
Democratic challengers for president took the debate stage yesterday in Houston and addressed a question about charter schools and other education issues like school discipline and teacher diversity. You can see comments from the candidates on...Read More
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