Seeking Joe Straus’ seat, Republicans Steve Allison and Matt Beebe will face off in the Texas House District 121 runoff election May 22.
Benefits for Texas teachers have been a point of contention between educators and lawmakers for years – and often a hot topic in the Legislature.
Our children are our hope for the future, and we must devote available funding to their coming of age in a more enlightened and productive way.
Author David Osborne offered potential ways by which public schools in San Antonio could benefit from operating like charters.
For the first time in Texas, charter schools will receive funding from the State to pay for leasing and maintaining buildings and facilities.
Voters don’t like property taxes. State lawmakers like voters and want them to be happy. But they are not going to lower your property taxes.
In a town hall gathering, State Rep. Diego Bernal said he did not consider the past legislative session a success but pointed to a few bright spots.
Speaking to educators ahead of a special session full of education bills, House Speaker Straus chastised the Senate for underfunding school finance reform.
A panel of education leaders said the future of Texas’ public education system is clouded by underfunding and a looming teacher shortage.
The Texas Senate’s public education funding bill includes a provision for education savings accounts, a program championed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.