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How Mike Morath Can Redeem Himself, Keep DISD Trustee Seat

Yesterday I called for DISD trustee Mike Morath to step down because he failed to pay $2 million for the sole copy of the Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. Morath has so far not responded publicly to my challenge. Today I offer a way for Morath to demonstrate real leadership and show that he is for the children.
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Pre-K, Money, and the Future of School Reform

Why it takes outside pressure to make a school district do the right thing
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SAGA Pod: Jim Schutze on DISD, Racial Politics, and Scott Griggs

We recorded this one twice because I screwed up. Oh, well.
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Lessons From DISD’s Merit Pay: Finding Great Teachers Takes More Than a Calendar

Experience and degrees not enough information to base pay raises on
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Lessons From DISD’s New Merit Pay System: Bad Teachers Go Bye-Bye

Great teachers are finally making as much money as bad teachers

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Reason No. 2 to Vote for the DISD Bond: It’s Fiscally Sound

It doesn't raise taxes, and DISD has been fiscally responsible the past three years
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Reason No. 1 to Vote For the DISD Bond: It Helps Kids

It helps kids in every area of the city, in many different ways