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We just sent out the following press release regarding a new report from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission on the state's family planning programs. The report leaves out answers to too many questions, including why the state is still funneling taxpayer dollars to an incompetent, anti-abortion contractor. Read More

About that Appalling “Positive Aspects” of Slavery Assignment

Last week, a picture of an assignment given at a San Antonio charter school was posted online. The appalling task assigned to students was to offer a "balanced view" of slavery by listing its "positive aspects" alongside the negative. Read More

The Week in Quotes (April 15 – 21)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

The Week in Quotes (April 8 – 14)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

¡Sí se puede!
by TFN

By Val Benavidez TFN Outreach Director Today we’re celebrating a historic vote at the State Board of Education: the creation of an elective course in Mexican American studies for Texas public schools. The board also voted to create a process for approving other ethnic studies courses in the future. Read More

Texas Freedom Network

This year the state took a step forward when the Texas State Board of Education finally -- finally! -- acknowledged that slavery was the central cause of the Civil War. Some people don't like to move forward: #txlege

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