Time again for a slice of Americana…hot dogs, apple pie, baseball, and the bashing of public schools

With STAAR scores finding their way to inboxes and mailboxes, I resurrect a post I wrote a few years ago in response to a political cartoon published in the Dallas Morning News. The commentary was offered in a letter to the editor of the DMN, but the piece went unpublished, until now… As the dog days of summer approach, it’s that time again for a slice of Americana…hot dogs, apple pie, baseball, and the bashing of public schools. With expectations reigning high as ever before in Texas (and I’m not referring to the Rangers), numerous articles and political cartoons go to print daily…

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