Charter Schools

A friend of mine is trying to open a charter school here in Texas.  It will be called Guidance Academy.

 There are a number of other charter schools in Texas.  They are governed by the Texas Education Agency, paid for with public money, and ran by private organizations. 


Akeelah and the Bee

Definately worth seeing.
Akeelah and the Bee

New law to create online budget database

Yahoo: New law to create online budget database

If you want to reign in government spending, then just let people see what the government spends its money on.  However, it could have the opposite effect as well.  People advocating government funds be spent on their causes because of money being spent on “less worthy” causes…