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A Lesson in Bilingual Education
Middle East biliginual education group breaks new ground
"...the Austin Independent School District bridges gaps through bilingual education...."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bad Education
Almodóvar delivers the finest movie of his career: a film noir melodrama that maybe should be called film sanguine.
"...Javier Cámara, Francisco Boira and Ignacio Pérez. With Bad Education, the great Almodóvar delivers the finest movie of his..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Williams for Education Commissioner: Uh, Why?
Former Railroad Commissioner an inexplicable choice to lead schools
"...Welcome to the era of Commissioner of Education Michael Williams. No, do not adjust your television screens,..."

Sept. 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

An Education
Everything about Scherfig’s coming-of-age story about a girl in the London suburb of Twickenham in 1961 is spot-on.
"...the world at large. It’s a story about her education in the university of life, an impartial proving ground..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ingalls Angles Education Board Bid
Former mayoral candidate Josiah Ingalls to run for SBOE seat
"...As if Texas' State Board of Education was wanting for excitement: perennial-candidate-in-the-making Josiah Ingalls has announced..."

Sept. 8, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...The Texas State Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing ideology and clownery, could..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

State Board of Education Brings a New Anti-Sex Circus to Town
Anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, and creationism advocates to help revise Texas public schools’ sex education
"...The State Board of Education has anointed anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, and creationism advocates to guide..."

July 5, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...The Texas State Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing ideology and clownery, could..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Top 10 Education Stories
The year in local education
"...4) BACKDOOR PRIVATIZATION? Public education advocates got a worrying glimpse of future legislative plans..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Gifted and Talented Education Programs Turn the Lights Out on Non-White Students
"Race is the greatest predictor of who succeeds and fails in American public education"
"...her teachers planned to refer her to the special education coordinator. Her mother fought – against much resistance from..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Autumn A. Arnett

Texas Senate Education Committee Advances Its Own School Finance Plan
SB 4 would essentially gut the House version of the bill
"...The Texas Senate Education Committee voted 8-0-3 to advance a fleshed out version..."

May 1, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

State Board of Education Rejects Racist Mexican-American Textbook
Board votes unanimously to dump controversial, error-riddled book
"...are too politicized for even the State Board of Education to accept. In a unanimous vote this morning, Republican..."

Nov. 16, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Education Austin Calls Out AISD Police
Austin Justice Coalition, the NAACP, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, and more insist on “roundtable discussion” to address policing in schools
"...members of the public at district meetings and events. Education Austin President Ken Zarifis assembled the group, which included..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

My Education’s Coordinates
Home movies from ATX’s cinematic instrumentalists
"...The epic instrumentals of My Education, compositions of monstrous momentum that traverse space, math, classical,..."

Oct. 24, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Texas House Funnels HIV Funds to Abstinence Education
House passes measure diverting HIV funds to abstinence education
"...divert $3 million from HIV/STD prevention programs to abstinence-only education sailed through the House during Tuesday’s marathon debate over..."

April 1, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Public Notice: Does Business Really Hate Education?
It's way past time for some new voices on education policy
"...There was some headline education news Tuesday, as the College Board released figures showing..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Sunday! F.W. Murnau's 'Sunrise' with Live Score by My Education
Hey, it's number five on 'Sight & Sound' ten best movies ever list
"...at the Alamo S. Lamar, with epic rockers My Education providing the live score, at 4 and 7pm, Sunday,..."

Sept. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Scott Quitting Texas Education Agency
Controversial schools commissioner to leave July 2
"...nary a flutter, but not so today. Commissioner of Education Robert Scott – possibly Texas' most widely-known and controversial..."

May 1, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Back to Education Finance Reform
Updated: No education special, but interim committee called
"...may have squelched calls for a special session on education finance reform, so Texas lawmakers are settling for the..."

March 1, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Education of Little Tree
"...the young 'uns away from Duke Nukem 3D: The Education of Little Tree is just what you've been looking..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Education Reporter Michael Brick Dead
Author of book on Reagan High dies of cancer
"...journalism, and especially among the state's small cadre of education reporters. Austinite Michael Brick, a Houston Chronicle reporter and..."

Feb. 8, 2016 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSWedu Putting Education in Innovation
Education conference announces keynote from littleBits founder
"...the announcement that Ayah Bdeir, founder of modular electronics education firm littleBits, will deliver one of its keynote addresses...."

Jan. 13, 2016 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Mixed Day for Science at the State Board of Education
Evolution wins a victory, but creationists still a foot in the door
"...to miss the inanity of the State Board of Education's final vote on science curriculum standards for Texas' public..."

March 27, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Austin Education vs. Education Austin
School district suddenly goes wobbly on longstanding relationship with faculty-staff union
"...2011, was supposed to be a big day for Education Austin. The union was expecting to celebrate the start..."

Feb. 17, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Education: 'It's Time To Be Innovative'
Something everyone can agree on: digital classrooms
"...between all parties during last week's SXSWedu technology and education conference – but the consensus stopped there. On one..."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Reclaiming Education: Hoping for Sanity at the SBOE
Will it take a miracle to oust the religious right bloc?
"...in the last few years the State Board of Education has apparently managed to accomplish it...."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

A Revolutionary Letter on Education
Letters at 3AM
"...illustration by Jason Stout The object of an education is to know a revolution when you see one."..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Column by Michael Ventura

Local Democrats Take Another Shot at Education Board
Third time's a charm?
"...Texas State Board of Education candidate Judy Jennings just wants to get out of..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Education Session
The Lege takes another run at patching school finance
"...have also become walking, talking metaphors for what Texas education does wrong. The figures laid out at the rally..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Opinion: The Texas State Board of Education is Failing LGBTQ+ Students
School districts and families will need to pick up the slack left by SBOE’s recent decision to exclude sexual orientation and gender identity from the curriculum
"...Last week, the Texas State Board of Education gave preliminary approval to its first revision to sex..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Column by Katherine Goldey

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