Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Public Education
40% of Houston schools are failing, with D or F rankings

(The Center Square) – Houston Independent School District, the largest public school system in Texas, has a 40% failure rate, with 111 of its schools with D or F ratings,… Read More

December 11, 2023
Legislation
Report: Florida is nationwide model for educational freedom and choice

(The Center Square) – The Florida legislature was among several nationwide this year that expanded its school choice programs. One of its scholarship programs is the first of its kind… Read More

December 4, 2023
Legislation
Texas Senate passes school safety expansion

(The Center Square) – Ahead of the fourth special legislative session ending Dec. 7, the Texas Senate unanimously passed a school safety bill on Friday as conflict between the heads… Read More

December 4, 2023
Culture
Study: States with restrictive abortion laws see 2.3% rise in births after Roe overturned

(The Center Square) – In the first half of 2023, roughly 32,000 babies were born in states that implemented abortion restrictions after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade… Read More

November 28, 2023
Legislation
Texas Senate passes four priority bills, including school choice

(The Center Square) – Within two days of Gov. Greg Abbott calling a fourth special legislative session, the Texas Senate passed four bills, advancing all of his legislative priorities late… Read More

November 13, 2023