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The Scholar





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As a native Texan who attended intentionally segregated Texas public schools, then an effectively segregated Texas public law school, litigated many cases against discrimination in Texas education, and now teaches Texas education law, I have what I think to be informed opinions on where we have been, where we are going, and what we should do next. I will briefly describe our sad history of discrimination in segregation, school finance, testing, higher education, and lack of responsiveness to newer issues in education at all levels. I will then summarize some of our ongoing challenges and some possible approaches that I think will improve Texas education.

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Albert H. Kauffman, A Quarter Century of Challenges and Progress in Education, and an Agenda for the Next Quarter Century, 25 The Scholar 5 (2023).



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