school choice

This past week, I was proud to join Sen.
It should be appalling to everyone how President Donald Trump’s nominees are being treated and how the mainstream media is handling this very critical procedure. There will always be naysayers but this is over the top....
At the Amplify School Choice conference that I attended in Denver, I listened attentively when the subject of the Blaine Amendment was discussed.  I had never heard of the Blaine Amendment and probably many of you haven’t...
My field representative, JD Kennedy, recently met with Bastrop Independent School District Deputy Superintendent, Barry Edwards, and Chief Financial Officer, Sandra Callahan, to discuss H.R.
Dan Patrick, Republican State Senator and Senate Education Committee Chair, introduced an education reform bill, S.B. 2, in this 83rd session of the Texas State legislature that supports an expansion of the number of charter...
School Choice is a Proposition on the 2012 Texas Republican Primary Election Ballot scheduled for April 3rd.Texas Governor Rick Perry Signs School Choice Week Proclamati​on: Click Here to see a copy of the signed...
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The harsh realities of public education in the U.S. depicted in Waiting for “Superman” (2010) bring to light, not only the importance of school choice, but also the need for parents to take an active role in their children's...
It's alarming that Republican Representative Dan Huberty from Kingwood, appointed chair by Speaker of the House Joe Straus to the House Public Education Committee, announced on February 28 in an interview with Evan Smith of...
A School Choice Rally was held at Holy Cross Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday October 18, 2016. The main speakers were Daniel Garza, Executive Director of the Libre Initiative, who sponsored the event,...
Sometime in April, I was contacted by Josh Kaib from the Franklin Center.  I have to commend Josh in his persistence in trying to reach me. When we finally connected, I was thankful and honored that he offered me an all-...
It’s back to school time and last week as I dropped my daughter Caroline off at her first day of first grade, I remembered the excitement that a new school year brings.I wanted to give a message to our students: seize the...
Senator Dan Patrick (SD7), chair of the powerful Senate Education Committee, has recently introduced legislation that would open up the strangle-hold government-sponsored monopoly that the education establishment enjoys in...
Updates for General Election:Where Do I Vote in Texas? 2012 Voting Day Information
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Ken Mercer has been appointed as the Chairman of the committee on school initiatives. This committee handles many policies regarding charter schools and will play an integral role in Texas education reform over the next...
 

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