Public Education
Corey DeAngelis calls Texas Rep. Travis Clardy a ‘school choice hypocrite’ as the lawmaker draws school choice election opponent

Education reform advocate Corey DeAngelis called out a Texas state representative for the member’s hypocrisy on school choice, voting against it while sending his kids to private school. “REVEALED: TX… Read More

September 26, 2023
Cruz says 2023 ‘best opportunity’ for Texas to pass school choice program

(The Daily Signal) – Sen. Ted Cruz thinks it’s high time the Lone Star State start providing school choice to its residents. “I think this year is the… Read More

September 25, 2023
Federal judge again declares DACA is illegal

(The Center Square) – A federal judge in Texas has now ruled twice that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is illegal.  U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen… Read More

September 18, 2023
Texas Supreme Court allows ban on minor gender dysphoria surgeries to take effect

(The Center Square) – The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a new state law to go into effect Friday, Sept. 1, prohibiting surgeries and procedures on, and pharmaceutical drugs… Read More

September 5, 2023
Public Education
Texas man kicked out of school board meeting for reading from explicit book he opposed in schools

Law enforcement officers removed a man from a Texas school board meeting after he read from a book critics call pornographic, available in the district’s libraries. Mike Cee was removed… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
‘Do not contact their parents’: Texas school district trained staff to hide gender identity disclosures from parents 

A records request in Texas turned up training materials instructing school district staff to keep students’ gender identity secret from their parents. Local resident Michelle Evans, who is a local… Read More

August 23, 2023
Public school barred mother from middle school unless she signed an NDA, complaint claims

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A public middle school barred a mother from entering the school building unless she signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), according to a complaint obtained by… Read More

August 23, 2023
Texas House Committee report previews special session on education

A legislative committee released recommendations for improving education in Texas in anticipation of special session on school choice. The House Select Committee on Educational Opportunity and Enrichment was commissioned in… Read More

August 18, 2023
Op-Ed: School is starting but kids are being left behind in Texas

(The Center Square) – It’s an exciting time as millions of students return to schools in Texas this month. The bright young minds are ready to take the next step in… Read More

August 18, 2023
Lawsuit over Texas law restricting gender treatments for minors gets court hearing

A two-day hearing in a lawsuit challenging the Texas law banning gender treatments for minors began Tuesday. The new law prohibits minors from receiving treatments such as puberty blockers and… Read More

August 17, 2023
Public Education
Texas school considers allying with NGOs to aid illegal foreign national students

(The Center Square) – Fredericksburg Independent School District board members are considering partnering with nongovernmental organizations to provide health care services to “a pretty large population of undocumented students,” proposed… Read More

August 15, 2023
Judge sides with father who school board removed from meeting

(The Daily Signal) – A U.S. district court judge in Texas upheld a father’s claims that school board members and police violated his constitutional rights when they forcibly… Read More

August 14, 2023
Public Education
Texas school district organizes shuttles and t-shirts for staff, students and families to attend ‘Pride Parade’

The Austin Independent School District in Texas has arranged shuttles to take “staff, students and their families” to the annual Austin Pride Parade on Saturday, apparently on the taxpayers’ dime. Read More

August 10, 2023
Public Education
Texas elementary teacher ousted for posting ‘alarming, racist statements’ on social media, despite claiming to be fire-proof

A Texas elementary teacher was fired Tuesday after a series of “alarming, racist statements” was found on her social media account. Danielle Allen, whose online alias was Claire Kyle, was… Read More

August 9, 2023
Texas teacher, three others, arrested in child sex trafficking investigation 

A north Texas teacher and three others were arrested by a joint task force last week in connection with a child sex-trafficking case in Dallas.   Gershon Caston, 36, is charged… Read More

July 28, 2023
Public Education
Texas charter school requires boys be boys, girls be girls, in its two renowned choirs

A Fort Worth public charter school has banned boys from the girls’ choir, and vice versa. The Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts voted 4-2 recently to require unaltered birth… Read More

July 19, 2023
Texas Gov. Abbott to call third special session for school choice, promising more until it passes

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will likely call a third special legislative session in October on school choice, says one of his aides. Dave Carney, the governor’s chief political strategist,… Read More

July 18, 2023
Christian Schools
‘I am so grateful I could go to a private Christian school.’ Valedictorians talk about the impact of their faith-based education, future plans 

Unique educational and extra-curricular offerings, strong Christian relationships, and an emphasis on faith are among the most impactful qualities of a Christian education, say three students who graduated at the… Read More

July 18, 2023
Abbott praises legislature for passing historic tax cuts bills, including school property tax rate

(The Center Square ) – Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday night praised the Texas legislature for passing historic property tax legislation – four days after the two chambers reached an agreement… Read More

July 14, 2023
Texas county votes to restrict sexually explicit content for children within local libraries

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Commissioners of a Texas county voted Tuesday to restrict children’s access to sexually explicit content within several local libraries after community pushback, according to the… Read More

July 13, 2023