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Texas Education Conference Pushes ‘Porn Literacy’ for Minors

As parents across the state fight against explicit books in their children’s schools, one education conference aimed at Texas teachers is promoting “porn literacy” in high school sex education classes. Every year, the South by Southwest festival sponsors SXSW EDU, a...

Texas Lawmakers Jab CDC Over COVID Shot Recommendation for Kids

Texas State Rep. Brian Harrison (R–Waxahachie) is leading the charge in Texas’ refusal to accept the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation to add the COVID-19 shot to recommended child vaccine schedules. This week, Harrison led a...

Test Results Show Texas Students Falling Behind in Reading and Math

Earlier this week, the federal government released nationwide test results showing a decline in Texas students' reading and math scores. Every other year, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) administers the congressionally mandated National Assessment...

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Abbott Takes Aim at O’Rourke for Soft on Crime Policy

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s campaign released an ad targeting gubernatorial candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, highlighting the dangers of what the campaign calls O’Rourke’s “I love New York” bail policies that would ban cash bail. Despite data showing that New York’s...

State Agency Refuses Interview Request From Conservative Journalist

The Texas Department of State Health Services is avoiding an interview with a national conservative journalist, as questions continue to arise around the COVID shot and federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations that it be required for school...

Teachers Sound Off on Potential COVID Shot Mandate for Kids

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) moved to add the COVID shot to the recommended childhood vaccine schedule, raising questions about what the move would mean for Texas. While governors in other states (including Florida, Oklahoma, and...

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O’Rourke Tries to Backtrack on Open Border Policies

With early voting beginning today, Texas’ Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and his Democrat challenger Robert “Beto” O’Rourke have clarified their policy positions on border security as President Joe Biden’s border policies exacerbate the crisis. Recent polling shows twice...

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