With a public school enrollment of more than 5 million, Texas has an increasingly diverse public education system. Unfortunately, that public education system is also the target of politicians seeking to privatize our neighborhood public schools and push a culture-war agenda in the classroom.

To that end, the Texas Freedom Network – while continuing to fight private school voucher legislation at the Capitol – has conducted groundbreaking research into what is being taught in classrooms on subjects like sex education and religion.

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Turning Public Schools into Sunday Schools TFN and Clergy Call on Education Officials to Warn Parents, Public Schools about Inappropriate Bible Curriculum August 1, 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN – The Texas Freedom Network and an interfaith group of clergy today called on education officials to alert parents and public schools about an error-filled, sectarian Bible curriculum being aggressively marketed across the country.

“This curriculum is simply an attempt to use public schools to interfere with the freedom of families to practice their own faiths and pass on their own religious values to their children,” said TFN President Kathy Miller. “The curriculum’s supporters are demonstrating a fundamental misunderstanding of what religious freedom really means.”… Read More

A review of the risks to children in this state, highlighting the hypocrisy of far right advocates who call themselves pro-family, but promote an agenda that is anti-child in the extreme.  The second in a two-part report examing the failures of the Texas charter school system.  The Texas Freedom Network provides readers with a concise, complete overview of the laws regarding prayer in public schools.

Read the Review: Our Kids at Risk: A Statistical Portrait of Texas Children in Crisis (PDF)… Read More

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Read the Report: Broken Promises: Charter Schools in Texas (PDF)… Read More

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