Jimmie Don Aycock

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Name: Jimmie Don Aycock
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

CSCOPE, Algebra II Emerge as Issues in SBOE Primaries

Enlarge photo illustration by: Todd Wiseman / Davide GuglielmoAs almost half of the 15 members of the Texas State Board of Education complete their first term in January, at least one new face, and perhaps three, could join the ranks of newcomers to ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

As wars wind down, soldiers return with new anxieties

KILLEEN, Texas — Pastor Randall Wallace of the First Baptist Church has watched thousands of troops head off to war and then come home to Fort Hood, the expansive base that defines this flat patch of Texas tattoo parlors, pawn shops, and vinyl-sided ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Capital Tonight: Public education chair talks frankly about school funding

Students starting high school for the first time next year will have a brand new slate of graduation options ahead of them. In the meantime, lawmakers are still wrestling with the complex process of implementing those changes, which were passed last legislative ... [Published News 8 Austin - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Who Needs a General Election? 20 More Texas Representatives Were Re-Elected by Default Last Week

Last January , I reported on 43 members of the Texas House who, after filing, would face no opponent through all of 2014. Now, with the 2014 primaries concluded, 20 more candidates for the Texas House have secured their elections and will be voting ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Unmasking the Progressive Grassroots Education Lobby in Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS --Texas House representative Jimmie Don Aycock  (R-Killeen ) commended curious tactics used by TAMSA (Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment) in passing House Bill 5 (HB 5) during the 83rd Legislative Session. He told ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

Breitbart Texas Cracks the Books at SXSWedu 2014

AUSTIN, TEXAS --Every year, the education and technology communities converge in Austin for the SXSWedu conference. It is a four day series of speakers and seminars that their website calls "the platform for education’s most energetic and innovative ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

HB 5 and the Path to Common Core

House Bill 5 ( HB 5 ) is the education legislation that created the new Texas College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) during the 83rd Legislative Session. Since becoming law , HB 5's been kicking up a lot of controversy.  For starters, ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Nov 23 2013 - Updated Nov 23 2013 - 1 reports

SBOE backs down on Algebra 2

So much for that . Only high school students who pursue an honors plan or a diploma specializing in math and science will have to take algebra II under recommendations that the Texas State Board of Education preliminarily approved Thursday. ... [Published Off the Kuff - Nov 23 2013]
First reported Nov 19 2013 - Updated Nov 19 2013 - 1 reports

Are we going to require Algebra 2 or not?

Apparently, despite what happened in the last Legislature, it’s still an open question . The State Board of Education has proposed toughening high school graduation requirements despite the Legislature’s clear intent last spring to provide more ... [Published Off the Kuff - Nov 19 2013]

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CSCOPE, Algebra II Emerge as Issues in SBOE Pri... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
New York Times: War pain yields to new anxiety ... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Apr 06 2014]
As wars wind down, soldiers return with new anx... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 06 2014]
Capital Tonight: Public education chair talks f... [Published News 8 Austin - Mar 27 2014]
Who Needs a General Election? 20 More Texas Rep... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 13 2014]
Unmasking the Progressive Grassroots Education ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 11 2014]
Breitbart Texas Cracks the Books at SXSWedu 2014 [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 08 2014]
HB 5 and the Path to Common Core [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 17 2014]
SBOE backs down on Algebra 2 [Published Off the Kuff - Nov 23 2013]
Are we going to require Algebra 2 or not? [Published Off the Kuff - Nov 19 2013]
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Who Needs a General Election? 20 More Texas Rep... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 13 2014]
Last January , I reported on 43 members of the Texas House who, after filing, would face no opponent through all of 2014. Now, with the 2014 primaries concluded, 20 more candidates for the Texas House have secured their elections and will be voting ...
Unmasking the Progressive Grassroots Education ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 11 2014]
AUSTIN, TEXAS --Texas House representative Jimmie Don Aycock  (R-Killeen ) commended curious tactics used by TAMSA (Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment) in passing House Bill 5 (HB 5) during the 83rd Legislative Session. He told ...
Breitbart Texas Cracks the Books at SXSWedu 2014 [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 08 2014]
AUSTIN, TEXAS --Every year, the education and technology communities converge in Austin for the SXSWedu conference. It is a four day series of speakers and seminars that their website calls "the platform for education’s most energetic and innovative ...
HB 5 and the Path to Common Core [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 17 2014]
House Bill 5 ( HB 5 ) is the education legislation that created the new Texas College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) during the 83rd Legislative Session. Since becoming law , HB 5's been kicking up a lot of controversy.  For starters, ...
SBOE backs down on Algebra 2 [Published Off the Kuff - Nov 23 2013]
So much for that . Only high school students who pursue an honors plan or a diploma specializing in math and science will have to take algebra II under recommendations that the Texas State Board of Education preliminarily approved Thursday. ...
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