“You can’t grow your economy if you don’t have an educated workforce.” – Those words from Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick could not be more true. Texas is leading the way with bold, conservative education reform that ditches the idea of “college for all” and instead gives students and their parents multiple pathways to a career. Teachers, administrators and students must be held accountable for competent performance. The system should be free from undue bias, which can distort students' perspectives on the world they must interact with to be competitive in a global market.
March 28th, 2023
Rep. Dan Newhouse and his House colleagues passed H.R. 5, the Parents Bill of Rights Act.
March 8th, 2023
The Supreme Court this week began hearing oral arguments for President Biden's $400 Billion student loan bailout program that he promised to his voters in the lead-up to the 2022 election.
January 25th, 2023
Sen. Cruz Leads In Push For Education Freedom By Introducing Bills During School Choice Week In 118th Congress
During School Choice Week, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), today introduced two leading education bills to promote choice for parents and educational opportunity for students, The Student Empowerment Act...
January 12th, 2023
Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) reintroduced the No Federal Funding for Teachers’ Unions Act, which would prohibit the federal government from giving financial support to corrupt teachers’ unions.
December 8th, 2022
One of the key considerations: changes to the system that places sanctions on districts with low-performing schools.
October 25th, 2022
Monday I released the following statement in response to the release of the Nation’s Report Card data, showing a historic decline in student achievement, specifically in math and reading.
October 18th, 2022
These grants will help institute safety measures in and around schools, support school violence prevention efforts, provide training to school personnel and students, implement evidence-based threat assessments, and fund...
October 3rd, 2022
I am excited to invite middle and high school students in the 11th District to enter the nationwide Congressional App Challenge. Students will have access to industry resources to help them create an app of their choosing....
September 9th, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) joined Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) and 93 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi calling on her to hold President Joe Biden...
August 25th, 2022
As inflation continues to drain the pockets of Americans, this disastrous policy would incentivize universities to raise tuition and unfairly punish those who sacrificed to pay off their own student loans.
March 9th, 2023
Business Leaders Condemn Lawsuit Attacking University of North TX for Providing Fair In-state Tuition Rates to All Texas Kids
The American Business Immigration Coalition Action (ABIC Action), Dreamers, and business leaders issued the following statement in respon
January 30th, 2023
As a former schoolteacher, I fondly remember how rewarding it was when I could provide my students with a unique and exciting way to learn about a particular topic. While reading and studying books is a useful way to...
January 18th, 2023
I’m proud of the University of Texas for taking this crucial step to protect both the personal data of students and the troves of research they have conducted. It’s no secret that TikTok is beholden to the Chinese...
January 4th, 2023
November 28th, 2022
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) on Monday announced a $3,589,586 grant from the U.S.
October 19th, 2022
Building new schools and upgrading existing facilities are important components in accommodating the State of Texas’ rapid population growth.
October 14th, 2022
Rep. Roy Leads Fight to Investigate Universities’ and Big Tech’s ‘Unconstitutional Diversity Quotas’ for Graduate Fellowships
Enough of the sordid business of dividing us up by race; it's high time Congress took America's woke universities to task and brought their ivory towers of tyranny to the ground.
September 20th, 2022
This week, the Foreign Affairs Committee considered H.R. 2374, the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act. The bill notes that school-aged children in the West Bank and Gaza are learning from American taxpayer-...
August 26th, 2022
Let’s be clear - there is no way to ‘cancel’ student debt. This will cost every taxpayer an average of $2100. Someone will pay the price for this policy and the price is likely to be felt by every American in the form of...
August 25th, 2022
Thanks to Coach Gaines, The Legend of Friday Night Lights Will Continue to Excite and Unite Our District with the Spirit of High School Football
His legacy lives on through the tens of thousands of players, coaches, and fans whose lives he changed for the better.