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Kids Win When Parents Are Empowered

The value of education is something that is difficult to pass down to your children. Sometimes you wish you could just point it out to them in a way so they’ll see it as well as you do, but that simply is not the case. Parents aren’t alone in this, many schools...

5 Myths About Online Education

Online learning. It’s a new concept that many of us have yet to explore first-handedly. However, it has proven to work for some, and not so much for others. According to a recent study, about 5.3 million American students enrolled in at least one online course this...

Differentiation Does Not Work

In the past decades, we have tried it all from back to basics, the open classroom, whole language, and E.D. Hirsch’s detailed accounts of what every 1st and 3rd grader should know. America’s teachers and students are the guinea pigs in the perennial quest towards...

An Economist’s View: Education

While it is a known fact that education correlates with higher income, what is often left out is that education is significantly linked to many other outcomes in life. Other things being, whether a person will get married or his or her life expectancy. The disturbing...

Decker Middle School – 2010-11 TAKS Results

During his tenure as principal of Decker Middle School, Dr. Robert Peters turned the struggling institution into the top-ranked middle school in the entire Manor Independent School District, with substantial improvements to reading and mathematics performance. Owing...

First Post

This blog takes an in-depth look at Dr. Robert Peters and his career, from his leadership within Manor Independent School District to his accomplishments in the world of academia.