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Title: Smart practice: Sharing facilities is a smart deal for taxpayers
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Source: Texas Rising, Winter 2012, :    
Subjects: Friendswood (Tex.) - Schools - Awards Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Awards
Additional Information: Friendswood (Tex.) school district earns 5 stars in the State Comptroller's 2011 Financial Allocation Study.
Ref ID: 94474
 
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: 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: Elections have consequences
Authors: Haecker,Rita
Source: Advocate, Summer 2011, 30 :04    
Subjects: Education - Finance - Law and legislation Public schools
Ref ID: 91778
 
Title: To Furr, with love
Authors: Obando,Jean Sebastian
Source: Texas Lone Star, September/October 2011, 29 :07 ,pg 23-  
Subjects: Magnet schools High school students
Additional Information: Houston ISD's Furr High School.
Ref ID: 91786
 
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: No longer a 'throwaway school': Educator 'unretires' to perform an inner-city miracle in Houston
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, September/October 2011, 29 :07 ,pg 18- 20+
Subjects: Urban schools - Awards High schools - Awards
Ref ID: 91802
 
Title: Step by step: The Furr phenomenon explained
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Source: Texas Lone Star, September/October 2011, 29 :07 ,pg 21-  
Subjects: Urban schools
Additional Information: Houston ISD's Furr High School.
Ref ID: 91686
 
Title: From local petition to statewide initiative: Aledo ISD's Bobby Rigues named TSPRA's 2011 Key Communicator
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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: 26 Texas schools win the 2011 Blue Ribbon Schools award
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Source: Texas Education Today, Sep-11, 25 :01    
Subjects: Schools - Awards United States Department of Education - Awards
Ref ID: 91696
 
Title: Proposition 6 on the November ballot could change PSF payout
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Source: Texas Education Today, Sep-11, 25 :01    
Subjects: Permanent School Fund Public schools
Ref ID: 91699
 
Title: State Board of Education awards eight new charters
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Source: Texas Education Today, Sep-11, 25 :01    
Subjects: Charter schools Texas State Board of Education
Ref ID: 91701
 
Title: Guest column: Tests breed schools for scandal
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Source: Texas Weekly, October 22, 2012, 29 :40    
Subjects: Educational tests and measurements Schools - Accreditation
Ref ID: 94895
 
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: Tx journal: School of rock
Authors: Sheeler,Jason
Source: Texas Monthly, November 2012, 40 :11 ,pg 116-  
Subjects: Mesquite (Tex.) - Schools Music radio stations
Additional Information: Two students from Horn H.S. (Mesquite) work as deejays at KEOM, a high school operated radio station.
Ref ID: 95281
 
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: From the top: We hold the key
Authors: Garcia,Viola M.
Source: Texas Lone Star, November 2012, 30 :9 ,pg 7+-  
Subjects: School boards - Public relations Schools
Ref ID: 95140
 
Title: Faking the grade
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, November 2012, 104 :11 ,pg 16- 21
Subjects: Garcia Lorenzo El Paso (Tex.) - Schools Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Shapleigh Eliot Cheating (Education)
Additional Information: Superintendant of El Paso (Tex.) ISD arrested for mail fraud and other charges after a cheating scandal involving the TAKS came to light. Superintendant Garcia was accused of systematically misrepresenting district test scores and fostering a culture wher
Ref ID: 95214
 
Title: A great divide
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Source: Texas Lone Star, November 2012, 30 :9 ,pg 34-  
Subjects: Education - Public opinion Schools - Public opinion
Ref ID: 95023
 
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: Tyrant's foe: Fighting for schools at home and statewide
Authors: Rapoport,Abby
Source: Texas Observer, Nov-11, 103 :16    
Subjects: Folks John San Antonio (Tex.) - Schools Education - Finance
Additional Information: Northside Independent School District (San Antonio).
Ref ID: 92899
 
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: Ysleta ISD earns Broad Prize finalist honor
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Nov-11, 29 :08 ,pg 41-  
Subjects: Urban schools - Awards Schools - Awards
Additional Information: Broad Prize for Urban Education.
Ref ID: 92355
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