by Rev. Erika Wilson

The Texas Freedom Network was proud to stand with scholars and activists who called for the State Board of Education to approve an elective course in Mexican American Studies for Texas public schools. It took four long years, but the state board finally did it last year. Now let’s make it happen for African American Studies. You can help by speaking out in favor of an elective course in African American Studies at a public hearing before the board on Nov. 13!…… Read More

by Jose Medina

by TFN



Please check your email for important information on how to apply with the Texas Education Agency to serve on a work group. We’ll be in touch!


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Report Details Recommendations for First Overhaul of State’s Health Curriculum Standards Since 1990s FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2019 AUSTIN – With the teen birth rate in Texas continuing to rank among the highest in the nation and the majority of high school seniors saying they are already sexually active, the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States today released a report calling for an overhaul of the state’s failed abstinence-only approach to sex education. Read More

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is now taking applications from individuals who want to serve on work groups revising health curriculum standards for Texas public schools. These standards include requirements for what students in Grades K-12 should learn about sex education -- critical information in a state with one of the highest teen birth rates in the nation The work groups include educators, parents, and business professionals. Current public school teachers are highly encouraged to apply.…… Read More

Texas Freedom Network

It took years to convince the @TXSBOE to create a Mexican American studies course for the state's public schools. It's great to see school districts offering it to students.