Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Legal expert calls on district attorney to act after trans activists disrupt Texas House proceedings

(The Center Square) – Some are calling for criminal charges a day after a group of trans activists disrupted Texas House proceedings in Austin, resulting in Texas Department of Public… Read More

May 4, 2023
Texas Senate approves ban on college, university faculty tenure

(The Center Square) – The Texas Senate passed a bill to ban higher education institutions in Texas from implementing tenure, a lifetime contract, with employees. The bill passed by… Read More

May 1, 2023
Texas House passes major education bills

(The Center Square) – The Texas House passed two major education bills on Wednesday that address teacher recruitment and retention and revises funding mechanisms. A third education bill that passed… Read More

April 27, 2023
Texas Senate passes bill that would ban higher education institutions from implementing DEI policies

(The Center Square) – The Texas Senate passed a bill that would ban diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies in public higher education institutions. The bill passed along party lines… Read More

April 24, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas House passes bill to ban sexually explicit books from school libraries

(The Center Square) – The Texas House, with 11 Democrats joining Republicans, passed a bill that seeks to ban sexually explicit books from being in public school and classroom libraries. Read More

April 24, 2023