The Hillsboro Investigation Part 2

(11/20/15 Update: The recording teacher’s name (Summer Martin) was added. Her name appeared in the investigator’s July report.) Part 2: You get to be investigated! And you! And you! Wait, are you recording this . . . .? We get a little jumpy about...

The Hillsboro Investigation Part 1

(11/20/15 Update: The recording teacher’s name (Summer Martin) was added. Her name appeared in the investigator’s July report. Her husband’s email, which had been forwarded to Mike Looney and obtained through a public records request, was added.)...

Free Speech for Teachers

We are glad to see that the Williamson County School Board has agreed to stop investigating the private speech of educators. We are mystified why it would take the threat of legal action for the school board to understand that this investigation infringed upon the...

Fact Check

Yesterday, a local radio talk show host (Ralph Bristol) played an audio tape of what he called a “mandatory teachers’ meeting” held by Williamson Strong. He said the audio was supplied by Julie West, President of the group Parents for Truth in Education. Mr....