As executive director of the Texas Freedom Network, I know fighting for a Texas that’s truly for all demands that I reserve a deep well of hope. Yet, I feel the frustration so many have as the right continues to use religious freedom as a weapon to advance a radical political agenda. […]
While turning the clock backward with his agenda of hate might be the state of Abbott’s Texas, it’s not the state of ours. […]
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 […]
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. […]
And just like that… the Texas State Board of Education takes a step back to resemble the board of culture warriors and far-right extremists we had in 2010. Since our founding, TFN has led education advocacy work as the watchdog of the State Board of Education, and we know the signs of an uprising from […]