Senate Education Bill Calls For Unprecedented Privatization of Texas Schools

Senate Education Bill Calls For Unprecedented Privatization of Texas Schools Bill Could Privatize Hundreds of Schools, Dramatically Expand Charter System April 12, 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN Measures in the Senate’s education overhaul bill that would massively expand the state’s troubled charter school system and turn over hundreds of neighborhood schools to for-profit companies amount […]

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House Joins SBOE In Blocking Responsible Health Education

House Joins SBOE In Blocking Responsible Health Education Failed Amendment Would Have Required Agencies to Track Progress of Sexual Abstinence-Only Programs April 11, 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN Legislators missed an opportunity last week to protect the health of Texas teens and practice fiscal responsibility when they failed to pass an amendment requiring state agencies […]

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House Voucher Bills Drain Millions of Dollars from Public Schools

House Voucher Bills Drain Millions of Dollars from Public Schools Reckless Schemes Divert Tax Dollars to Pay for Private School Tuition April 5, 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN Texas lawmakers should focus on funding our state’s neighborhood public schools instead of pushing voucher schemes, the president of the Texas Freedom Network said today. “Vouchers drain […]

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House Bill 1445: A Voucher Bill in Disguise

House Bill 1445: A Voucher Bill in Disguise Tuesday, March 22, 2005 By: Rebecca Takahashi Rep. Madden’s H.B. 1445 Would Establish ‘Virtual Voucher’ Program That Drains Money from Neighborhood Public Schools House Bill 1445: A Voucher Bill in Disguise Rep. Madden’s H.B. 1445 Would Establish ‘Virtual Voucher’ Program That Drains Money from Neighborhood Public Schools […]

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