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Title: The future of public education is in your hands
Authors: Haecker,Rita
Source: Advocate, Summer 2012, 31 :04    
Subjects: Public schools
Ref ID: 93420
 
Title: School funding: The big lie
Authors: Robison,Clay
Source: Advocate, Summer 2012, 31 :04    
Subjects: Public schools Education - Finance - Law and legislation
Ref ID: 93430
 
Title: Elections have consequences
Authors: Haecker,Rita
Source: Advocate, Summer 2011, 30 :04    
Subjects: Education - Finance - Law and legislation Public schools
Ref ID: 91778
 
Title: Changing the measuring stick: Higher state, federal criteria mean lower ratings for Texas schools
Authors: Strong,Karen
Source: Texas Lone Star, September/October 2011, 29 :07 ,pg 54-  
Subjects: Educational accountability Public schools - Public opinion
Ref ID: 91793
 
Title: From local petition to statewide initiative: Aledo ISD's Bobby Rigues named TSPRA's 2011 Key Communicator
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, September/October 2011, 29 :07 ,pg 40-  
Subjects: School board members - Awards Public schools - Public opinion
Additional Information: Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA).
Ref ID: 91689
 
Title: Proposition 6 on the November ballot could change PSF payout
Authors:
Source: Texas Education Today, Sep-11, 25 :01    
Subjects: Permanent School Fund Public schools
Ref ID: 91699
 
Title: Lookout: 5 things you'll be talking about in October
Authors: Salamon,Jeff
Source: Texas Monthly, October 2012, 40 :10 ,pg 48- 49
Subjects: Texas Rangers (Baseball team) Books Food Public schools - Finance
Additional Information: Will the Rangers win the World Series; 2nd installation of Justin Cronin's science fiction trilogy; Singer Kenny Rogers' new memoir; Food at the State Fair of Texas; Public school finance trial begins in Travis County.
Ref ID: 95265
 
Title: Super collider: Can Terry Grier save Houston's struggling public schools? That was the question on everyone's mind when the get-tough reformer was hired as superintendent of the state's largest ISD in 2009. Two controversial, tumultuous, and frustrating y
Authors: Swartz,Mimi
Source: Texas Monthly, Oct-11, 39 :10 ,pg 126-131+-  
Subjects: Grier Terry Houston (Tex.) - Public schools Education
Ref ID: 92941
 
Title: Editor's footnote: Why does your public school rock?
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, November 2012, 30 :9 ,pg 5+-  
Subjects: Video - Competitions Public schools - Competitions Students - Competitions Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)
Additional Information: TASB student video competition: Texas Public Schools Rock!
Ref ID: 95313
 
Title: Districts take a hard look in the mirror
Authors: Cotton,Nancy;Kyle,Kelly
Source: Texas Lone Star, November 2012, 30 :9   10
Subjects: Public schools - Finance Education - Finance Educational accountability
Additional Information: Advice for school districts on internal audits.
Ref ID: 95106
 
Title: Legal news: 'One school board, under God . . .'?
Authors: Dedman,Rachel
Source: Texas Lone Star, November 2012, 30 :9 ,pg 18- 21
Subjects: Prayer in the public schools - Law and legislation Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) School boards - Law and legislation
Additional Information: Conflicting court decisions regarding issue of prayer at school board meetings.
Ref ID: 95112
 
Title: Can you see the stars?: We must remain hopeful and focused through the dark night
Authors: Inmon,Gary W.
Source: Texas Lone Star, Nov-11, 29 :08 ,pg 7+-  
Subjects: Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Public schools
Ref ID: 92415
 
Title: Political intelligence: Tax shelter
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, May-12, 104 :5    
Subjects: School districts - Finance Public schools - Finance Tatum ISD - Finance
Ref ID: 94281
 
Title: Editor's letter: Talkin' about an education
Authors: Silverstein,Jake
Source: Texas Monthly, May-11, 39 :5 ,pg 32-  
Subjects: Education - Finance Public schools
Ref ID: 91257
 
Title: Night of the liviing ed: With angry protesters gathering at the capitol and lawmakers debating budgets that could cut as much as $10 billion from schools, we invited a group of highly opinionated experts to dinner so we could argue, debate, and try to ans
Authors: Silverstein,Jake;Blakeslee,Nate
Source: Texas Monthly, May-11, 39 :5 ,pg 122-127+-  
Subjects: Education - Finance Public schools
Additional Information: The guests: David Anthony, Bill Hammond, Louis Malfaro, Scott McCown, Robert Scott, and Arlene Wohgemuth.
Ref ID: 91261
 
Title: Like old times: Comparison of today's public ed situation to 20 years ago sparks deja vu
Authors: Clark,Catherine
Source: Texas Lone Star, Mar-12, 30 :02 ,pg 12- 17
Subjects: Education - Finance - Law and legislation Education - Demographic aspects Public schools
Additional Information: Sorting Fact From Fiction: the State Budget and School Finance, 1992.
Ref ID: 93046
 
Title: Your voice is needed: Hold schools accountable, but make them reflect our communities and values
Authors: Waggoner,Pam
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jun-11, 29 :04 ,pg 12-  
Subjects: Public schools - Employees Education - Finance - Law and legislation
Ref ID: 91072
 
Title: Choosing public schools
Authors: Strong,Karen
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 58-  
Subjects: Public schools - Texas - Statistics National Center for School Statistics (NCES)
Additional Information: Cites the Center for Education Statistics (NCES) publication "The Conditon of Education 2012."
Ref ID: 94829
 
Title: Why choose Texas public schools?
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6   10
Subjects: Public schools - Awards Ysleta (Tex.) - Schools San Antonio (Tex.) - Schools Lytle (Tex.) - Schools
Additional Information: School district awards: Broad prize for Urban Education winner Ysleta ISD (Tex.); Southwest ISD (San Antonio, Tex.) winner in the American School Board Journal's Magna Awards program; the Lytle ISD (Tex.) winner of the 2012 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award for Small School Districts.
Ref ID: 94856
 
Title: The power of synergy: A look at TASB Partners Program
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 49- 50
Subjects: Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Business and education Public schools Students
Additional Information: TASB Partners Program is a collaboration between business and the TASB to create projects that benefit students and public schools.
Ref ID: 94857
 
Title: Six middle schools earn "schools to watch' designation
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 11-  
Subjects: Public schools - Awards National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform Texas Middle School Association (TMSA)
Additional Information: This year's "schools to watch" list: Leander Middle School, Leander ISD (Tex.); O Henry Middle School, Austin ISD (Tex.); Pike Middle School, Northwest ISD (Tex.); Shallowater Middle School, Shallowater ISD (Tex.); South Texas Preparatory Academy, South Texas ISD; Tom Bean Middle School, Tom Bean ISD (Tex.).
Ref ID: 94526
 
Title: Our urban districts are tops
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 14- 15
Subjects: School districts - Awards Public schools - Awards The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation Broad Prize for Urban Education Houston (Tex.) - Schools - Awards
Ref ID: 94528
 
Title: In the top 10: Texas graduation rate 10th-highest among 34 states
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 38-  
Subjects: High school graduates - Statistics Educational attainment Students Public schools
Ref ID: 94535
 
Title: The writing on the wall: The fight to save a South Texas school district
Authors: Davies,David Martin
Source: Texas Observer, Jul-12, 104 :7 ,pg 10- 15
Subjects: Premont (Tex.) - Schools Singleton Ernest Texas Education Agency - Auditing Public schools - Finance Garcia Carmela Texas Taxpayers and Research Association Craymer Dale
Additional Information: Premont ISD given the "death penalty" by the Texas Education Agency revoking the district's accreditation. The town vows to fight back.
Ref ID: 94633
 
Title: Got questions?: New web site introduces parents to Texas public schools
Authors: Hale,Jennifer Rose
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 46-  
Subjects: Public schools - Web sites
Additional Information: mytexaspublicschool.org
Ref ID: 94668
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