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May, 2018

  • 16 May

    Op-Ed: We Need Our ‘Teachers of the Year’ More Than Once a Year

    Quick, name the Teacher of the Year for the United States from 2018. Okay, that’s hard. Name your State teacher of the year. Or your district teacher of the year. How about your local campus …

  • 12 May

    Op-Ed: No Park is an Island

    Last month I was blessed in having the opportunity to meet the River and the Wall feature documentary team in Austin.    I spent two days with Ben Masters, Hillary Pierce, Austin Alvarado, and Jay Kleberg sharing …

  • 8 May

    Op-Ed: The Democracy of Creation

    Just a few years back, if one wanted to be a published author, you had to write your novel, hire an agent and have that person shop your book around all of the publishers until …

  • 6 May

    Analysis: The Anemic State of Democracy in Texas

    The difficulty in getting voters to show up for a runoff election is a big problem in Texas. There are hotspots around the state that might engage more voters, but generally speaking, it’s hard enough …

  • 1 May

    Op-Ed: Flim Flam and the Extended Lesson

    Back in the days when Uri Geller and Jean Dixon (look them up) were making the talk show rounds, I once told my science classes that I was able to predict the future. Of course, …

April, 2018