Texans for Education Reform

Opinion: Teachers have a job, and they should do it

September 12, 2014
San Antonio Express-News
SAN ANTONIO — There is continuing controversy over whether teachers should be evaluated solely on whether they show up for classes, faculty meetings and professional development seminars, or whether they also should be held accountable for the quality of their “product”— educated students.

Why investing in education is good for our economy

September 12, 2014
Fox News
For kids, education is a basic human right. For adults, providing that education is a moral imperative.

Lessons to keep in mind about education

September 12, 2014
Houston Chronicle
With students going back to school, it's a good time to review the 10 lessons that Americans should have learned if they were paying attention during the last few decades of debating education reform.

Education Officials Flunk Statistics 101

September 14, 2014
Wall Street Journal
As students return to school this fall, some basic math may come as a surprise: The data that officials employ to judge students and schools is misunderstood, ignored and or misused, particularly when measuring the performance of low-income students.