Texas State Board of Education, a Notorious Hotbed of Anti-Science Politics, Will Vote This Fall on Which Textbooks to Adopt for Public Schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2023 Contact:Emily Witt, Texas Freedom Network (TFN), [email protected] Oh, National Center for Science Education (NCSE), [email protected] AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Freedom Network Education Fund and National Center for […]
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 […]
2022 at Texas Freedom Network was yet another reminder that there’s no such thing as an easy year when fighting for progressive change in Texas—but this year, countless, historic challenges arose—from the fall of Roe and endless attacks on the LGBTQIA+ community to the still-impending DACA decision. But through it all, we have been relentless […]