Mainstream Texans Gather In Dallas To Proclaim Faith And Science Not In Conflict

Mainstream Texans Gather In Dallas To Proclaim Faith And Science Not In Conflict FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2003 Dallas, Texas In the midst of growing tension over the teaching of evolution, a group of mainstream Texans gathered in Dallas today to proclaim that faith and science are not in conflict. Faith leaders, scientists, elected […]

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Publishers Resist Political Pressure To Alter Biology Textbooks

Publishers Resist Political Pressure To Alter Biology Textbooks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2003 Austin, Texas In this year’s battle over the teaching of evolution in public school science classrooms, publishers of Biology textbooks withstood a political push aimed at forcing them to rewrite the books. Now the controversy moves back to the State Board […]

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Committee Substituted Voucher Bill Sneaks Through Committee At Closed Meeting On House Floor

Committee Substituted Voucher Bill Sneaks Through Committee At Closed Meeting On House Floor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2003 Austin, TX Chairman Kent Grusendorf called an impromptu meeting of the House Public Education Committee at his desk on the House floor this morning and hurriedly passed out a modified Senate Bill that includes a provision […]

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Groups Decry “Home-Rule” Bill That Eliminates Class Size, Curriculum, All Education Standards

Groups Decry “Home-Rule” Bill That Eliminates Class Size, Curriculum, All Education Standards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2003 Austin, TX Student learning would suffer under proposed rollbacks of education standards, said a coalition of fifteen public interest groups on Monday. “While public school finance and the $1.4 billion education cuts are grabbing headlines, the biggest […]

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