The Source - August 6, 2013
Tue August 6, 2013
The Source: What Is After CSCOPE? | The Cranes And The Water
In the first segment:
CSCOPE, an online curriculum provider for 877 school districts in Texas, became a rallying cry for conservative talk-radio hosts and legislators and the one legislator who is both, Sen Dan Patrick, R-Houston, led the charge.
Now that the state's contract with the curriculum management tool has been canceled, what happens?
Struggling school districts and new teachers who need the extra support and don't have the time or experience to rewrite their curriculum still have the option of using CSCOPE since it is in the public domain.
We revisit the controversy that swept up the legislative session and whatis next for teachers and school districts with State Board of Education Members Thomas Radcliff and Marisa Perez.
In the second segment:
The central issue in a recent federal court battle about the federally-protected Whooping Crane is about the amount of water that gets downstream from the Guadalupe and San Antonio rivers.
Jim Blackburn is the lead council for The Aransas Project, who are trying to get more water downstream, and joins us to talk about their case in favor of the Whooping Crane.
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