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Grade School Confidential
July 22, 2011 – 6:23 pm | No Comment
Grade School Confidential

By Alex Wukman
As no one needs to be reminded this spring’s political conversation was dominated by the fight over public education funding, both here in Texas and across the nation. As the story unfolded one …

Too much damn time on his hands: a trip through Rick Perry’s twitter feed
May 11, 2011 – 4:45 pm | One Comment

By Alex Wukman
After word came out in early March that Texas Governor Rick Perry was blocking reporters from his twitter account Free Press decided to see if we could sign up. Not surprisingly we are …

Defunding the future: HISD faces broad spending cuts while parents question school closures
May 11, 2011 – 4:17 pm | 2 Comments

By Alex Wukman
Outside Love Elementary everything is prosaic; the sound of a Mariachi trumpet drifts east across Shepherd and down 13th Street from a used car lot dotted with US, Texas and Mexico flags. Timbergrove …

What happens when ‘anti-washington’ meets ‘think of the children’?
June 7, 2010 – 1:56 pm | No Comment

By Alan Smithee
Last week the National PTA released a statement endorsing the Common Core State Standards, which are standards developed by 48 states and the District of Columbia for teaching math and language to students in grades K-12. …