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What Every Texas Teacher Should Know About Politicians: Lesson #3: National Aspirations

There is nothing inherently wrong with a Texas state-level politician aspiring to a federal elected office or appointment. However, there is a price to pay. If a Texas state-level politician (Republican or Democrat) wants to enter politics at the federal … Continue reading

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The VERY best TEACHERS …

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What Every Texas Teacher Should Know About Politicians: Lesson #2 – Votes Count

Let’s revisit Lesson 1: A politician’s number one constituent is him- or herself. A Lesson 1A would be: Politicians, first and foremost, want to be re-elected and/or they are desirous of that next, bigger and better, electable position or political … Continue reading

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The Very Best Teachers Are …

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Admiration for Teachers

Dr. Benjamin Carson is  a world-renowned neurosurgeon. In his book, America the Beautiful, he celebrates teachers. “One need look no further for public servants than the many public school teachers around our country. The vast majority of them not only … Continue reading

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Love 101 (I)

Here’s a story from Nick Vujicic’s (pronounced Voy-a-chich) book Life Without Limits. Nick was born without arms and legs. His story is a compelling story of choice. He writes, “Whether your life is good and you want to make it … Continue reading

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Dr. Louise Cowan on Teachers and Learning

“Teachers are consecrated persons who have been called to lead others into learning. If they are to lead others to learn, they must continue learning themselves. “Brief, intensive encounters with significant texts in the company of dedicated colleagues and professors … Continue reading

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