Texas Faith-Based Initiative Is Political Shell Game

Texas Faith-Based Initiative Is Political Shell Game State initiative plagued with same problems as national counterpart October 17, 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN Revelations that President Bush’s so-called “faith-based initiative” has been used as a partisan political tool should refocus attention on similar efforts in Texas, the president of the Texas Freedom Network said today. […]

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Voucher Schemes are Expensive, Ineffective and Unaccountable

Voucher Schemes are Expensive, Ineffective and Unaccountable Draining Money from Public Schools Will Undermine Progress FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2006 HOUSTON Private school voucher schemes are expensive, ineffective and unaccountable to taxpayers, the president of the Texas Freedom Network told Senate Education Committee members today. “There are serious concerns that the Legislature’s school finance […]

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Texas AG Keeps Limits on SBOE Textbook Authority

Texas AG Keeps Limits on SBOE Textbook Authority Monday, September 18, 2006 By: Rebecca Takahashi Texas Freedom Network Statement on Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Opinion on SBOE Textbook Authority Texas AG Keeps Limits on SBOE Textbook Authority Texas Freedom Network Statement on Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Opinion on SBOE Textbook Authority FOR IMMEDIATE […]

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Clergy, Parents Voice Concerns About Public School Bible Classes

Clergy, Parents Voice Concerns About Public School Bible Classes New Report Reveals Poor Quality, Bias, Religious Agendas in Texas Courses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2006 AUSTIN Clergy and parents are voicing serious concerns that Bible classes in Texas public schools are of poor quality and promote religious views that discriminate against children from a […]

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