“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.
September 22nd, 2021
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is locked in several pitched legal battles with cities, counties and school districts over their bids to require masks in public schools.
September 1st, 2021
Students should have the opportunity to pursue higher education without fear of predatory loans hindering their ability to learn.
August 9th, 2021
This school will play a critical role in raising the next generation of leaders and I appreciate the hard work of those who made this a reality.
July 22nd, 2021
Abbott reiterated Tuesday that Texas schoolchildren will not face mask requirements as they return to school later this summer.
July 2nd, 2021
College athletes in the state can now make money off of their personal brand for the first time.
June 23rd, 2021
One of the biggest problems facing military communities is recruiting and retaining teachers, so I am proud to be a part of a bipartisan solution.
June 18th, 2021
Three dozen unvaccinated cadets at the military's West Point academy now fear retaliation after the academy's implementation of stricter quarantines and other restrictions than at the pandemic's height
June 3rd, 2021
May God bless our fallen servicemembers and their families, may He bless our newest servicemembers, and may He continue to bless the United States of America.
May 25th, 2021
Investing in agriculture students today is an investment in the future of this critical industry and will ensure the U.S. maintains a secure and steady food supply.
May 11th, 2021
I donned a cap and gown for the first time this weekend when I delivered the keynote address at the Sul Ross State University commencement ceremony.
September 7th, 2021
This legislation would reform our government’s student loan framework by allowing borrowers to refinance their loans to a given year’s interest rates while keeping their loans public.
August 23rd, 2021
Rehabilitated individuals leaving incarceration deserve the opportunity to be successfully reintegrated into our communities and pursue the American dream. The pilot program created by this legislation has the capacity to...
August 6th, 2021
I am introducing this bill not to discourage vaccine distribution but to put a check on federally funded institutions forcing minors to be vaccinated to participate in education.
July 20th, 2021
I am thrilled to see such a significant investment from HHS to Del Rio. As a former member of the San Antonio Head Start Policy Council, I understand how vital the Head Start programs are to ensuring our kids have access to...
June 30th, 2021
The drop was more significant in districts that had most of their instruction online, compared to districts with more in-person classes.
June 21st, 2021
As a former educator, I have seen firsthand the impact an education can have on someone’s life. As a Member of Congress, I will continue fighting for effective programs like this, that teach future generations how to be...
June 10th, 2021
The Reaching English Learners Act establishes a grant program for institutions of higher education to partner with high-need school districts to develop teacher training programs that will eliminate the achievement...
May 25th, 2021
HBCUs are vital contributors to both the education and equality of our communities, yet the vast majority of these institutions are in desperate need of infrastructure repairs and technology upgrades.
May 14th, 2021
Critical Race Theory, like all its racist derivations, is a direct affront to our core values as Americans. No one in America — be they students, servicemen and women, government employees, or anyone — should be...
May 6th, 2021
Over 5 million individuals selflessly serve as caregivers to our nation's veterans, yet, unlike other public servants, these heroes are currently not eligible for student loan forgiveness. The Military and Veteran Caregiver...