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More McLeroy

July 19, 2007

The Dallas Morning News editorial staff gives its take on the appointment.


Lonestar Leadership: New Texas Ed. Chair

July 18, 2007

Originally published on The Quick and The Ed.

mcleroy.jpgTexas Governor Rick Perry named the new chairman of the State Board of Education yesterday.  Perry chose Don McLeroy, a staunch conservative dentist known for his strong views on curriculum:  yes to abstinence, no to evolution.

I could tell you more about McLeroy, but you should take a look at his surprisingly candid website.  In case you’re short on time, or in case a wise bureaucrat gently suggests that McLeroy take down the site, I’ll describe a few highlights.