Good, Bad and Ugly

Blue Bell Recall and Pulitzer Awards: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Houston News

We take up the notion of teaching to the test in this week’s edition of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, as our “non-expert panel” (Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and Vlad Davidiuk) considers the good, bad, and ugly of the STAAR exams, and some Houston parents refusing to allow their kids to take the […]

Houston Chronicle's Lisa Falkenberg (center) recently won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.
Houston Chronicle’s Lisa Falkenberg (center) recently won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.


We take up the notion of teaching to the test in this week’s edition of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, as our “non-expert panel” (Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and Vlad Davidiuk) considers the good, bad, and ugly of the STAAR exams, and some Houston parents refusing to allow their kids to take the tests this week. We’ll also discuss the fate of Blue Bell Creameries, and recognize panelist Lisa Falkenberg for the news this week that she’s been awarded the Houston Chronicle’s first-ever Pulitzer prize.

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