By Elizabeth Ledford (she/her), MS, LPC. As a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas, I’m speaking out against HB 3614, which would let schools replace counselors with chaplains. […]
The Texas State House Committee on Public Education today voted House Bill 3614 out during a formal meeting. The bill would allow school districts to hire chaplains instead of professional school counselors to perform school counseling duties. […]
The Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs today will hear Senate Bill 8, an omnibus bill that seeks to divert public funds to private schools, censor educational content and programming across all grade levels, and allow school districts to impose fees and costs on parents who bring administrative complaints. […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2023 CONTACT: Emily Witt (she/hers), [email protected] AUSTIN, Texas – The House Committee on Public Education spent six hours Tuesday night hearing a bill that would completely ban or restrict materials in public school libraries by creating a vague and undefined rating system with multiple levels of review by several state […]
AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs tonight heard Senate Bill 15, which seeks to bar transgender athletes from competing in collegiate sports.
The committee left SB 15 pending. […]