Florida Man Trolls Texas Republicans’ ‘In God We Trust’ Posters

The Texas Legislature passed a law last year that requires public schools to display posters that say “In God We Trust” in a “conspicuous...

“The Campaign To Sabotage Texas’s Public Schools,” Interview With Mimi Swartz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSKd9z73gQ0 Reform Austin’s Managing Editor Nick Anderson interviews Mimi Swartz, a long-time executive editor at Texas Monthly, about her engrossing latest article, “The Campaign to...

Florida Offers Grim Prediction Of Texas Voucher Program

As the fight over school vouchers continues in the Texas legislature, one only has to look at Florida to see what is in store...

Houstonians Express Concerns Over HISD’s Plan To Hire Uncertified Teachers

In an effort to address the shortage of teachers ahead of the new school year, Houston ISD has taken a controversial approach that has...

Schools Allowed To Exclude Inclusive Titles From Scholastic Book Fairs

In response to the increasing wave of state laws restricting literature related to race, gender, and LGBTQ+ themes in educational settings, Scholastic, a renowned...

Abbott’s Crusade Against the ‘Rural 16’ Yields Mixed Results

Governor Greg Abbott entered the March primary with a determination to target fellow Republicans who thwarted his aspirations for a widespread voucher-like program aimed...

Largest Bond In Texas History: HISD Proposes $4.4B Bond For School Upgrades

Houston ISD has unveiled a historic $4.4 billion bond proposal, marking the largest in the district's history and potentially the most substantial ever presented...

When it comes to civic engagement, Texas gets an F

Texas ranks near the bottom nationally when it comes to voter registration and voter turnout.

Texas, Invest in our Future

In 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott created a pre-K grant program, increasing support to 573 school districts and to charter schools across Texas.  These grants...

Houston ISD appealing Wheatley's failing grade

Houston ISD is appealing Wheatley High School’s failing grade. Texas’ largest school district announced the appeal on Sept. 13.  The district’s decision to appeal Wheatley’s...
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