Celebrate Charles Darwin’s Birthday by Allowing Schools to #TeachTheTruth

As long as one can remember, parents have sent their children to school in hopes that they’ll get an education that will allow them to learn from our past, develop critical thinking skills, and find their passion as they become contributing adults in our society. The schoolhouse door is meant to welcome children from every […]

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Texas SBOE Majority Betrays Millions of Public School Students

AUSTIN, Texas – In a reversal of their vote in November, the Texas State Board of Education has voted to remove its previous recommendation to the Legislature opposing private school vouchers.

This week’s vote by the State Board of Education’s Republican majority to reverse the board’s previous bipartisan opposition to voucher legislation is a betrayal of the millions of children who attend Texas public schools, Texas Freedom Network Political Director Carisa Lopez said today. […]

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Texas Freedom Network Announces Priorities for 88th Legislative Session

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Freedom Network today announced its top tier of legislative advocacy ahead of the 88th Texas Legislative Session, emphasizing LGBTQIA+ protections, the need to teach the truth, abortion access, voting access on college campuses, and ensuring religious freedom. TFN will spearhead advocacy efforts in these areas while providing support to partner organizations and coalitions in other areas like climate justice, criminal justice, and immigration. […]

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The Great Social Studies Battle of 2022

The battle over teaching the truth in Texas social studies classes moved back to the State Board of Education in 2022 with a planned overhaul of standards. Tragically, far-right forces ultimately derailed the social studies revision at the state board, showing that the education of Texas students remains vulnerable to political games. […]

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