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Charter School Movement About Tax Breaks, Not Helping Kids

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – It is said that “confession is good for the soul.” With this being the case, the legislators who wrote the Alabama Accountability Act in 2013 are now sleeping better. When this bill was written the people of Alabama were told…

Miracles in Education Still Happen

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – Contrary to what many think, miracles still happen these days. In fact, one just happened in Alabama concerning public education—though no one seemed to notice. I refer to recent news from the Alabama State Department of Education that four schools…

Politicians Say the Darndest Things

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – Some of us can recall when Art Linkletter did a segment on his radio show called “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” He would ask questions of children and in their wonderful innocence they would give answers that often made us…

Why Let the Facts Get in the Way of Propaganda?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Education Matters – By Larry Lee – The word “spin” has several meanings. Grandpa thinks it is what you do when you test drive a new car. Grandma says it’s what the washing machine does. And the soccer mom does it when she goes to the…