Gene Lyons

Stories

Greetings From Dogpatch

Bill Clinton’s Arkansas isn’t the backwater you might think.

The Trouble With UT

The University at one hundred; how good is it, really?

The Trouble With UT

The University at one hundred; how good is it, really?

The Test Teachers Can’t Pass

Last year half of Dallas’ new teachers failed a standard test on general knowledge that was a piece of cake compared to what we once expected teachers to know.

The Test Teachers Can’t Pass

Last year half of Dallas’ new teachers failed a standard test on general knowledge that was a piece of cake compared to what we once expected teachers to know.

Why Teachers Can’t Teach

Our system of training teachers is a crime that robs taxpayers of millions of dollars, robs potential teachers of competence and self-respect, and robs our kids of a decent education.

Why Teachers Can’t Teach

Our system of training teachers is a crime that robs taxpayers of millions of dollars, robs potential teachers of competence and self-respect, and robs our kids of a decent education.

This is Woodrow Wilson: A School That Works

It’s an inner-city school where discipline isn’t a problem and the students learn. It doesn’t have special programs, classes, or grants that set it apart from other schools. What makes the difference?

This is Woodrow Wilson: A School That Works

It’s an inner-city school where discipline isn’t a problem and the students learn. It doesn’t have special programs, classes, or grants that set it apart from other schools. What makes the difference?

The Great Rockdale Football Mutiny

What happens when a high school football team tries to bench its coach?

The Last of the Big-Time Spenders

It’s not Diamond Jim Brady, Bet a Million Gates, an Arab sheik, or Liberace. It’s a library.

The Last of the Big-Time Spenders

It’s not Diamond Jim Brady, Bet a Million Gates, an Arab sheik, or Liberace. It’s a library.

If They Don’t Win It’s A Shame

In the bush leagues, rooting for the home team can be a humbling experience.

Stars and Stripes

The rodeo where it really doesn’­t pay to win.

Bass Fishing in America

Forget Jimmy Carter—this is what the New South’s all about.

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