TYC Schools Receive an F

A Dallas Morning News investigation found that educational programming in the Texas Youth Commission is a shambles. No surprise here, although the details are nevertheless startling: understaffing of certified teachers, overreliance on computer instruction, overemphasis on GED at the expense of high school academics, lack of special-ed services, the works. It’s a well-reported piece, offering another window on a system in total meltdown.


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