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The Future of Online Education

Free¬†courses from MIT and Harvard are available at edX. This is not an endorsement of that site, but an opportunity to ask a question: What are the implications for K-12 Public Education? __________________________________ Note: The link to the video in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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