Sarah on Education Issues

I have regularly testified at legislative committee hearings since 2003. I also have written several editorials and letters to the editor regarding education issues. Selected links are posted below.

School Funding

TEA plan to cut Katrina aid is unfair, inequitable to Texas schools
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/March_4_Katrina_funding_editorial.pdf

Make Education a Priority
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/MakeEducationaPriority2010.pdf

Tax Rate Election Issues — continues on next page
http://www.texaslonestaronline.org/texaslonestar/200903/?pg=11&pm=1&u1=friend

Money matters
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/MoneyMatters–TexasMonthly8-2006LettertotheEditor.pdf

Funds for Katrina education relief
http://www.hcde-texas.org/default.aspx?name=FundsforKatrinaEducationRelief

Testimony to the Senate Education Committee and the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Property Appraisal and Revenue Caps
http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/commit/c530/handouts08/1014-Sarah-Winkler.pdf

Katrina’s kids are our kids
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/June2006YourTurnDoc560.pdf

Sarah Winkler:  EPISD must be able to meet rising standards as funding shrinks
http://www.elpasotimes.com/ci_15184114?source=email

Budget Cuts Loom over Schools
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/Budget_cuts_loom_over_school1.pdf

Accountability

Legislators will Consider Dropping TAKS Testing
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/LegislatorswillconsiderdroppingstatesTAKStesting.pdf

Testimony to the Senate Education Committee on Senate Bill 3
http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/commit/c530/handouts09/SB3-SarahWinkler.pdf

Possible changes for GPA rules
http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/education&id=6380505

Texas minority, poor students still lag in reading
http://www.chron.com/default/article/Texas-minority-poor-students-still-lag-in-2247570.php

Advocacy

Legislators and educators: How to bridge the disconnect
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/May_15_Editorial.pdf

Leading the Cheers — continues on pg. 23
http://www.texaslonestaronline.org/texaslonestar/200910/?pg=7&pm=1&u1=friend

With a little help from our friends
http://www.sarah-winkler.net/pdf/Advocacy.pdf

Local Governance

Leading During Troubled Times
http://www.texaslonestaronline.org/texaslonestar/200912/?pg=6&pm=2&u1=friend

Confidentiality is key
http://www.chron.com/opinion/outlook/article/Letters-Enforce-laws-ignore-none-1689730.php

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