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Mission creep critical at the Public School Finance Commission

Mission creep critical at the Public School Finance Commission

State Sen. Paul Bettencourt’s Revenue Working Group—a subsidiary of the Texas Commission on Public School Finance— continues to be one of the more intriguing things you can watch on Texas Capitol livestream.  The purpose, one would suppose, of the revenue working group, is to find money to fulfill the recommendations of the other working groups:…

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What I did this summer…took my white anxiety and preschool daughter to the Memorial for Peace and Justice

What I did this summer…took my white anxiety and preschool daughter to the Memorial for Peace and Justice

The first word my four-year-old learned this summer was “lynching.” I took her on a road trip from our home in San Antonio, Texas, to Montgomery, Alabama, to see the Memorial for Peace and Justice. It’s a stunning six-acre immersive memorial dedicated to the 4,400+ victims of lynching in the United States. Since it opened…

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Saldaña, South San Kids First urge South San community to “be as loud as we can”

Saldaña, South San Kids First urge South San community to “be as loud as we can”

  South San Kids First, the grassroots community effort to improve community engagement in 9,500-student South San ISD, will hold a community meeting at 6pm tonight at the Ozuna Library on the Palo Alto College campus. Their goal: staying loud. The Texas Education Agency recently removed Conservator Judy Castleberry from her position overseeing the South San…

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