Opinions: Texas Perspectives

Federal Law Banning School Corporal Punishment Is Needed

Oct. 21, 2016

Children deserve more, not less, protection from physical assault than adults. A federal law banning corporal punishment from schools would do just that.

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Role of the “Citizen Journalist” Is Changing

Oct. 19, 2016

Anytime you decide what to share, you’re doing the work of a news editor. Anytime you post news you witness, you’re working as a reporter.

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The TEA Can Do to Help Districts Serve Special Needs Kids

Oct. 17, 2016

This comes down to money and data, with the welfare of Texas school kids on the line.

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Tax Expenditures An Example of What's Wrong With Tax Code

Oct. 14, 2016

 If we want to reward our heroes, we should do so directly rather than by tax benefits — a technique that is neither transparent nor equitable.

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History Shows Us That We Must Proceed With Caution on How We

Oct. 12, 2016
Dad & Baby

Some argue that human survival depends on selecting the best children. But there are hard questions that need to be answered before we set off down this path.

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