Via: defendernetwork.com As federal lawmakers prepare to possibly eliminate the primary program through which students currently obtain loans to pay for college, Texas universities are joining thousands across the country abandoning the bank-based system. When the recession hit, default rates climbed and private lenders had difficulty finding capital to continue making student loans. The federal […]
Joel Osteen's popular Lakewood Church is planning to partner with Houston ISD to open a charter school for autistic children.
Did you know that your tax dollars are being spent to feed students unhealthy breakfast like pop tarts and Shipley donuts? Check out this very disturbing article by The Houston Press about HISD's "effort" to save money.
Via: DefenderNetwork.com When Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial and told the world of his dream, it was not just his dream he spoke of, but the dream of all disenfranchised people yearning for freedom. Dr. King talked about a day when people will be judged by the content […]
SAN FRANCISCO – The nation’s public schools are falling under severe financial stress as states slash education spending and drain federal stimulus money that staved off deep classroom cuts and widespread job losses. School districts have already suffered big budget cuts since the recession began two years ago, but experts say the cash crunch will get […]