Monthly Archives: January 2013

Competition: No Panacea for Public Education (III)

If competition is the panacea for public education, then before it is introduced and expanded in the Texas K-12 Public Education System examine its results in institutions in which it has been in place for decades: the Texas public higher … Continue reading

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High School #2 (Phase 1) Update

Midlothian ISD’s second high school (phase 1) is on schedule and on budget. The picture is a look east from the second floor of the science wing. More pictures can be viewed at Construction.

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Competition: No Panacea for Public Education (II)

In the first blog of this multi-part series, data was presented that should lead one to question the belief that competition is the cure-all for public education. Competition has been in place for decades in Texas’s four-year institutions of ¬†higher … Continue reading

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It’s The Journey

I have enjoyed the writings of Clayton M. Christensen. “He is the Kim B. Clark Professor at Harvard Business School, the author of seven books … the cofounder of four companies … [and] in 2011 he was named the world’s … Continue reading

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Midlothian High School #2 Naming Committee (Jan 8, 2013)

The Midlothian High School #2 Naming Committee met for the second time on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. The first meeting of this committee was Dec 11, 2012. It was for organizational purposes only. There are two meetings (Jan 8 and … Continue reading

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Competition: No Panacea for Public Education

Texas’s public institutions of higher education compete for their students. If competition is the panacea for K-12 public education, then data from Texas’s higher education system should support that belief system. The Data For the fall 2005 cohort, “[the] number … Continue reading

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