Category Archives: Issues

We post on this page the general descriptions of the issues which we support–and the ones which we oppose.

84th Legislature: Bills Filed Relating to TKCW Goals

Please note that this list is tentative.  It includes bills filed relating to our goals, but we may or may not take a position on each one.  Also, the position we take may change if the bill is amended, or if there is a committee substitute.  The Legislative Report Card that Texas Kids Can’t Wait […]

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State Makes Its Case in School Finance Litigation

The State’s argument in the school finance litigation: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/state-to-go-on-offensive-in-school-finance-trial/nTNpt/ It saddens us to see the taxpayers’ money spent to argue against quality schools for Texas children and that we should not spend money on athletics and other important extra- and co-curricular activities.

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Key State Arguments in School Finance Undermined by State witness

by Terrence Stutz, Dallas Morning News, Dec. 7, 2012 http://educationblog.dallasnews.com/2012/12/key-state-arguments-in-school-finance-case-undermined-by-state-witness.html/

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Why We Still Need Public Schools

Public schools are a major part of the moral fabric of the Common Good that binds us together as one people instead of dividing us into segregated neighborhoods with few common understandings. This study by the Center on Education Policy traces the history of public schools in America and declares the need, the imperative, for […]

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