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Residents who live in unincorporated areas targeted by a city for annexation should be allowed to vote on the matter. It seems unconscionable such a law doesn’t already exist.  However, this will change if state Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio, and Te…
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Lawmakers of the 85th Legislature should continue pushing for initiatives that ease the financial burden on parents wanting choices about where their kids attend school. Efforts to use taxpayer dollars — or vouchers — allowing guardians to enroll the…
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Addressing Texas’ broken system of public school finance should be a priority for lawmakers when the 85th legislative session gavels to a start in January. Elected officials need to follow the lead of the state Supreme Court, which this past May issued…
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Not long ago, a student I know related that a teacher used class time to push a personal political agenda. I support freedom of speech, but somehow, I don’t think the classroom is the place for educators to try to sway others to their political viewpoi…
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Some area campuses are going to the dogs, but that’s not a bad thing. In fact, the trend needs to continue by having more volunteers join WATCH D.O.G.S. — or Dads of Great Students. The national program encourages male involvement at elementary schoo…