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The Emerging Texas Higher Educ...

Jan 6, 2016 by

James Windham – Over the past couple of months there has been growing evidence of a looming turf battle between The University...

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No Child Left Behind Lives

Jan 6, 2016 by

by James Windham – After years of haggling and delays, Congress has finally passed and President Obama has signed the...

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Paris 11-13-15: A Game Changer

Nov 16, 2015 by

by James Windham – As I monitored the coverage from Paris over the past weekend on the terrorist attacks around the city and...

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Standardized Testing is not th...

Nov 8, 2015 by

Jim Windham – President Obama has now succumbed to the firestorm in opposition to standardized and “high stakes” testing that...

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A Duplicitous Tantrum by Texas...

Oct 8, 2015 by

by James Windham – Over the past three legislative sessions, the Texas public education accountability system, once rated by...

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Reaping What We Sow

Sep 11, 2015 by

by James Windham – The recently released SAT exam results reflect a decline in both math and reading scores across the nation,...

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More Good News for Western Civ...

Aug 8, 2015 by

by James Windham – Previously I have written about the breakthrough at The University of Texas at Austin when the Thomas...

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Affirmative Action in College ...

Jul 10, 2015 by

by James Windham – Recently Jason Riley of the Wall Street Journal gave us a somewhat different take on the perverse arguments...

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Are College Students Customers...

Jun 7, 2015 by

by James Windham – I was struck and conflicted by an insightful article by Larry Hubbell, Director of the Institute of Public...

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The Moynihan Report at 50

May 6, 2015 by

by James Windham – In a recent review of the new book by former World Bank economist Joseph Stiglitz entitled The Great Divide,...

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The Forbes Education Challenge

May 6, 2015 by

by James Windham – In a very interesting and ambitious project, last year Forbes magazine challenged experts in business and...

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Time to Get Serious About the ...

Apr 6, 2015 by

By Courtney Boswell, Executive Director, Texas Institute for Education Reform Nobody can top the late, great Dr. Seuss when it comes...

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