Another day, another major shake-up at the State Board of Education.
Incumbent Terri Leo, R-Spring, made a surprise announcement this morning that she will not seek re-election to the seat she has held since 2002.
During her tenure on the state board, Leo has been a major ringleader of the far-right faction. She has not shied away from being a mouthpiece for radical ideas — both during meetings and in the press. A round-up of Leo’s low-lights during her tenure on the board can be found here and here.
Her press release appears in full below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: Dec 12, 2011
CONTACT: Terri Leo
TERRI LEO ENDORSES DONNA BAHORICH FOR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 6
It has been a great honor to serve you and the children of Texas as your conservative representative on the State Board of Education, District 6. My concerns, both as a public school teacher and as a mother, led me to make the sacrifices required to serve on the SBOE.
What an awesome opportunity and responsibility you have given me over the years. I want to thank all of you who have sacrificed with me to ensure… Read More