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Title: Public education deserves our very best: Five state lawmakers tell how Texas public schools shaped their lives
Authors: Shapiro,Florence;Van de Putte,Leticia;Eissler,Rob;Patrick,Diane;Turner,Sylvester
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 40-  
Subjects: Public education - Personal narratives Shapiro Florence Van de Putte Leticia Eissler Rob Patrick Diane Turner Sylvester
Ref ID: 94803
 
Title: Behind the lines: The big test
Authors: Burka,Paul
Source: Texas Monthly, Aug-12, 40 :8 ,pg 10- 12
Subjects: Educational tests and measurements Scott Robert Texas Education Agency Hammond Bill Texas Association of Business (TAB) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Hochberg Shapiro Florence Eissler Rob
Additional Information: The battle over the Texas' reliance on high-stakes standardized exams.
Ref ID: 94610
 
Title: School daze: Education funding is grossly inadequate and unfair. But can legislators fix a system that almost nobody understands?
Authors: Rapoport,Abby
Source: Texas Observer, 8-Apr-11, 103 :7 ,pg 6-13-  
Subjects: Education - Finance Shapiro Florence Sharp John Texas Tax Reform Commission of 2006 Duncan Robert McCown Scott Hochberg Scott
Additional Information: School finance terms defined: Target revenue, WADA (Weighted Average Daily Attendance), Formulas, Tax swap, School district, Property-wealthy, and Property taxes.
Ref ID: 91241
 
Title: Lifestyles of the corrupt and elected: How do Texas legislators live large on their $7,200 salaries? Campaign funds pay for lavish perks and personal expenses, courtesy of special interests
Authors: Mann,Dave;Rapoport,Abby
Source: Texas Observer, 7-Jan-11, 102 :23   13
Subjects: Legislators - Texas Fraser Troy Aggott Greg Estes Craig Patrick Dan Nelson Jane Whitmire John Gallegos Mario Jr Shapiro Florence Perry Rick Campaign funds Lobbying Texans for Public Justice McDonald Craig Brown Fred Texas Ethics Commission Eversole Jerry
Additional Information: Should be v.103, no.1.
Ref ID: 90637
 
Title: Floor play: Profiles in courage - The Senate's 'heroic' budget takes a knife to key programs in the state. Should we applaud senators for not using a machete?
Authors: Rapoport,Abby
Source: Texas Observer, 6-May-11, 103 :8 ,pg 19-  
Subjects: Budget Pitts Jim Dutton Harold Jr. Eltife Kevin Education - Finance Medicaid Texas Legislature - Senate Shapiro Florence Whitmire John Ogden Steve
Ref ID: 91235
 
Title: Floor play: Control freaks - If teachers are fired, if courses are canceled, these decisions will be made at the local level
Authors: Rapoport,Abby
Source: Texas Observer, 25-Mar-11, 103 :6 ,pg 13-  
Subjects: Perry Rick Patrick Dan Education - Finance School boards - Law and legislation Shapiro Florence
Ref ID: 90695
 
Title: Talk of Texas: What's in a name?
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Source: Texas Observer, 2010, 102 :13    
Subjects: Railroad Commission of Texas Carrillo Victor Porter David Williams Michael Shapiro Florence
Additional Information: ID: 125; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 89046
 
Title: Her, and not him
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2009, 26 :27    
Subjects: Shapiro Florence United States Congress - Senate - Elections
Additional Information: ID: 1490; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79963
 
Title: First, the big toe..
Authors:
Source: Texas Weekly, 2008, 25 :29    
Subjects: Shapiro Florence
Additional Information: ID: 10107; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 45115
 
Title: The other Senate
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2008, 25 :19    
Subjects: Shapiro Florence United States Congress - Senate - Elections
Additional Information: ID: 8209; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 44355
 
Title: The 80th Legislature: Blood on the floor - A draw's win: The good news on reproductive rights is that nothing bad happened
Authors: Headley,Megan
Source: Texas Observer, 2007, 99 :12 ,pg 23- 25
Subjects: Abortion Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates Texas Alliance for Life Chisum Warren Shapiro Florence Farrar Jessica Dunnam Jim Williams Tommy Deuell Robert "Bob"
Additional Information: ID: 6253; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 47219
 
Title: Political intelligence: Oh, those compassionate conservatives: Information overload
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Source: Texas Observer, 2007, 99 :7 ,pg 5+-  
Subjects: Morrison Geanie Shapiro Florence Abortion
Additional Information: ID: 6108; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 43321
 
Title: Bad bills: Vouchers miss the bus
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Source: Texas Observer, 2007, 99 :12 ,pg 27- 28
Subjects: Shapiro Florence Educational vouchers
Additional Information: ID: 6262; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 43372
 
Title: Something new
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2006, 22 :44    
Subjects: Education - Finance Shapiro Florence
Additional Information: ID: 3463; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 42180
 
Title: Why Juan can't read
Authors: Hart,Patricia Kilday
Source: Texas Monthly, 2006, 34 :10 ,pg 104+-  
Subjects: Bilingual education Education - Dual language programs Ysleta (Tex.) - Schools Shapleigh Eliot Shapiro Florence Texas Education Agency
Additional Information: ID: 3334; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 47165
 
Title: Wake everyone when you're ready
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2004, 21 :7    
Subjects: Education - Finance - Equalization Shapiro Florence Taxation Legislators - Texas
Additional Information: ID: 26433; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 27247
 
Title: Property tax aside
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2004, 21 :7    
Subjects: Teachers - Salaries etc Education - Finance - Equalization Shapiro Florence Taxation Legislators - Texas
Additional Information: ID: 26434; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 27248
 
Title: Wake everyone when you're ready
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2004, 21 :7    
Subjects: Education - Finance - Equalization Legislators - Texas Shapiro Florence Taxation
Additional Information: ID: 26433; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 77942
 
Title: Property tax aside
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2004, 21 :7    
Subjects: Education - Finance - Equalization Legislators - Texas Property tax Shapiro Florence Taxation Teachers - Salaries etc
Additional Information: ID: 26434; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 77946
 
Title: Editorial: Classical budgeting 101
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Source: Texas Observer, 2003, 95 :2 ,pg 3+-  
Subjects: Budget Perry Rick Craddick Tom Heflin Talmadge Shapiro Florence Isett Carl Wohlgemuth Arlene Coleman Garnet Legislators - Texas Texas Governor
Additional Information: ID: 23359; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 25925
 
Title: Editorial: Classical budgeting 101
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Source: Texas Observer, 2003, 95 :2 ,pg 3+-  
Subjects: Budget Coleman Garnet Craddick Tom Heflin Talmadge Isett Carl Legislators - Texas Perry Rick Shapiro Florence Texas Governor Wohlgemuth Arlene
Additional Information: ID: 23359; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 74835
 
Title: Like feeding broccoli to toddlers
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2001, 17 :41    
Subjects: Campaign funds Laney James E."Pete" Danburg Debra Shapiro Florence Gallego Pete Legislators - Texas
Additional Information: ID: 17910; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 23363
 
Title: Political people and their moves
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2001, 18 :19    
Subjects: Bomer Elton Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Shapiro Florence Cunningham Vickers Sr Texas Land Title Association Sutton Johnny Legislators - Texas
Additional Information: ID: 19261; Deaths: Paul Hilbert; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 24008
 
Title: Take a number, please
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2001, 17 :30    
Subjects: Budget Legislators - Texas Roads Shapiro Florence
Additional Information: ID: 16733; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 68590
 
Title: A campaign finance dogpile
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Source: Texas Weekly, 2001, 17 :31    
Subjects: Campaign funds Gallego Pete Legislators - Texas Shapiro Florence Texas Ethics Commission
Additional Information: ID: 16748; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 68631
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