The state of Texas has all sorts of problems. There are problems with children's health care, a lack of support for the mentally ill, low literacy rates, droughts, famine, pestilence and the Dallas Cowboys. We've got a lot going on down here. But, in one area, at least, we are kicking ass and taking ... More >>
Don't read that, kids.The ACLU of Texas has released their annual report on books banned by the state's school districts.
Among the usual suspects this time around: R.L. Stine, a Gossip Girl novel and the ever-popular gay penguins tale And Tango Makes Three.
Another highlight: An elementary ... More >>
gowherehiphop.comDear Sarah Palin, we smelled the stench of desperation and traced it down the Twitter hallway. It led us to some foul words about rapper Common. It started when Michelle Obama scheduled a poetry event at the White House and invited several poets, including Common. Conservativ ... More >>
State Comptroller John Sharp has suggested that HISD needs to fire more incompetent
teachers. But as the case of Beverly Goodie shows, it's not that simple. Just how do
you tell who's incompetent? And what happens when you try?