Monthly Archives: July 2012

Midlothian Education Foundation Golf Tournament

On October 5, 2012, the Midlothian Education Foundation (MEF) hosts its annual golf tournament at Mansfield National Golf Club. Tee time is 12:30 p.m. More information can be found at MEF Golf Tournament. There are a thousand great things about … Continue reading

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Your TRS Pension

Earlier in the year, I posted a blog (Your Retirement Plan) that shared a site that (1) contrasted Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution (two very important terms as they relate to TRS; and a site that shared (2) The Truth … Continue reading

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Article by Diane Ravitch

In this month’s issue (Volume 30, Number 6, July 2012) of Texas Lone Star, a publication of the Texas Association of School Boards, is an article titled,¬†American Schools in Crisis? Look Again, by Diane Ravitch. Here’s a quote, “It is … Continue reading

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Naming High School #2

At its June meeting, the Midlothian ISD School Board directed the Superintendent of Schools to begin the process to name High School #2 and that the process take no longer than six to nine months. That process, including who serves … Continue reading

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Public Education and Charter Schools: Competition Confusion

The goal of this blog is to define “competition” in two different settings – the government market and the free market – as it applies to K-12 Public Education* and Charter Schools. When an organization or institution is fully funded … Continue reading

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Pollen Count

The Dallas Arboretum is a wonderful place to visit. This picture was taken Saturday, July 14, 2012.

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Independence Day

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which … Continue reading

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