Education

"Two Houston's With Many Elephants in the Room"

www.charity-productions.org   This work will stimulate some, challenge others, answer questions for some, vindicate advocates, enlighten many and enrage a few.  We will cover situations spanning seven decades (1945 –...

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Homework assignment

  Here is an assignment I would like to see teachers in HISD give their students: Research when your parents have elections in which they can vote.  Hmm... Probably not good...

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Investing in Early Education

Join Harris Democrats for information and a discussion on Early to Rise Thursday September 12, 2013 Noon 1445 North Loop West Houston, TX. 77008 We must invest in early educationBy: Gov....

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Karen Menke: Squashing Initiatives 101 - Houston Chronicle

Karen Menke Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has gotten Kingwood Area Democrat Karen Menke justifiably upset. She could not believe that he would keep a 1 cent property tax off...

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Letter To the Chronicle on "Early to Rise" 8/28/13

Squashing initiatives 101 Regarding "Pre-K group sues to get on ballot" (Page A1, Tuesday), I was distressed to read Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has come up with yet another...

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Senator John Whitmire on Juvenile Justice Reforms

Houston Democratic Senator John Whitmire was in the national spotlight last Tuesday doing something Democratic Lawmakers in Texas don't get to do very often. He was bragging about work done in...

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Don't Double My Rate!

    Students only have 3 days left before the interest rate on student loans doubles. Join Congressman Gene Green and sign your name to a petition to force legislation...

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Act Now to Save Public Education in Harris County!

HB 945 is a bill that would abolish the Harris County Department of Education.  The bill is set for a hearing before the House Education Committee on Tuesday, April 16....

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Texas House Approves Progressive Amendments to Budget Including Adopting Anti-Voucher Amendment

Some SURPRISINGLY GREAT news out of the Texas Legislature today, as reported by Burnt Orange's Chaille Jolink : The Texas House budget debate today has been a little bit of...

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Senate Budget Per-Student Funding Could Drop Over Next Two Years

Another indication of how Democrats are fighting for Texas students while Republicans continue their efforts to dismantle public education.  by Liz Farmer Published on Monday, April 1, 2013, at 4:06 CST Patrick Michels...

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