Parental Rights

Netroots Education Panel: Kill School Choice

Netroots Education Panel: Kill School Choice

Five out of five progressive education activists at Netroots Nation agree: there cannot be choice or competition. Why? Their plans for the status quo in public schools are an integral part of implementing their progressive vision of "community schools;" the new...

New faces, same old regime

New faces, same old regime

With an exceptional number of Straus committee chairs retiring from the House, the recent Republican primary election saw a large amount of open seats in play. Conservatives were able to capture some of these open seats outright on election night. Other races are yet...

Dallas Judge Impugns Homeschoolers

Dallas Judge Impugns Homeschoolers

A Democrat judge in Dallas County ordered the removal of children from their homeschooling parents, even though CPS failed to even allege the children were in danger.

Geren’s Pet Pig: Trinity River Slush Fund

Geren’s Pet Pig: Trinity River Slush Fund

Geren has extensive experience promoting reckless policies that violate his party’s platform; in 2005, he quietly authorized the TRWD to spend millions on dubious economic development projects, by permanently expanding its legal authority, using tactics to keep the bill under the radar of most legislators and taxpayers.

School Choice: Your Money, Your Decision

School Choice: Your Money, Your Decision

Since the 2012 Republican National Convention I have heard quite a bit of talk regarding “school choice;” from Governor Jeb Bush’s speech down to analysis of Michael Williams’ appointed as Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency.  However, it seems like there are...

Choosing A Grand Experience

Choosing A Grand Experience

One school district in Texas is giving more power to parents and teachers, emphasizing student needs and classroom education at a time when  others are focusing on soccer fields and scoreboards. The Grand Prairie school district is turning itself into a model of...