Blog Archives

Senators Wendy Davis and Sylvia Garcia

Our deepest thanks and appreciation to Sen. Wendy Davis and Sen. Sylvia Garcia.  These two principled and courageous women were the two lone votes against the proposed Senate budget.  They voted against it because it did not include the funds to restore the $5.4 billion cut from public school budgets the last biennium.  They think […]

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The Truth about Vouchers (Taxpayer Savings Grants, etc.)

The Truth about Vouchers! There is more good information and analysis and resources in Julian Heilig’s blog posts about vouchers than you can find almost anywhere, so you may wish to bookmark this site.  It is just excellent, splendid, awesome, wonderful–all those superlatives!  http://cloakinginequity.com/category/vouchers/

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First Shot Fired in Privatization War

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 10:00 am Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Senator Dan Patrick, Chair of the Senate Education Committee, will hold a press conference to lay out their “school choice” (aka “taxpayer savings grants” or “universal vouchers”) plans that are aimed at destroyed Texas’s public schools.  See this story:  http://www.texastribune.org/texas-education/public-education/dewhurst-patrick-announce-school-reform-legislatio/   Get ready!  We […]

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