ESCs Exposed: Part 6 Systemic Neglect

Systemic Neglect Systemic –Refers to an entire system. Systemic Neglect in reference to the Texas Education Service Centers (ESCs) means no one is monitoring the 20 ESCs and there are no real monitors over the individual ESCs. Q. Who is suppose … Continue reading

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ESC’s Exposed-Part 5: Negative Effects

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), only 14 percent of fourth-graders knew that it is easier to stay afloat in salt water than in fresh water and could explain why. Q. Why are Texas students less educated … Continue reading

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ESC’s Exposed-Part 4: Teacher Training

Texas education is at an all time low. Why? The Texas Education Agency (TEA) thinks first-year teachers may not be receiving effective professional development. Q1. How will TEA determine if first-year teachers are receiving proper training? A1 TEA knows that the … Continue reading

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ESCs Exposed-Part 2: No Accountability

Texas Education Service Centers (ESCs) were established to provide service to school districts in different regions of Texas. Schools in rural areas have different needs than do schools in cities.Thus, 20 ESCs were established to provide specific services to met … Continue reading

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Cloning of Teachers

Texas is Cloning Teachers The Texas’ education system is made up of different groups that are suppose to work together. If they actually did work together, Texas would be providing the  the best education in the world. One reason the … Continue reading

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The Death of Teaching

Texas public schools no longer have school administrators who have the ability to do their job. Texas school administrators are provided training from the 20 Education Service Centers ESCs as well as training from outside programs, including “Lead Your Schools.” … Continue reading

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Why 71,243 kids failed STAAR

Is TEA Whitewashing the Truth about STAAR Scores? The Texas Education Agency reported that about 80% of Texas students passed the 2014 Science STAAR test. This means 71,243 Texas students failed the test. While 80% of the Texas students passed … Continue reading

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Men or Mice?

Not too far in the past, Texas had exemplary education. Other states could depend on Texas’ State Board of Education (SBOE)  to select quality textbooks and to set high education standards. Through miscellaneous acts by the Texas State Legislatures, power has … Continue reading

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