QUESTIONS RAISED ABOUT LOBBYIST DAUGHTER OF TEXAS HOUSE EDUCATION CHAIR

January 28, 2015J

Written by Sarah Rumpf Originally posted here: http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2015/01/28/questions-raised-about-lobbyist-daughter-of-texas-house-education-chair/ The increased prominence of a Texas State Representative’s daughter as a lobbyist on education issues is raising questions about the propriety of him serving as chair of the House Public Education Committee. It is widely assumed that Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock (R-Killeen) will retain his position as chair of the House […]

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING AND PROMOTING SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK

January 28, 2015J

Texans will celebrate school choice and call on legislators to provide parents with educational choices at an event Friday at 10 am on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol.  To join the rally and for more information, go to: http://americansforprosperity.org/texas/event/school-choice-rally-at-the-capitol/ Last Friday, nearly 2,000 students and parents packed Jacksonville’s Florida Theatre to start the largest-ever […]

With Lt Gov Dan Patrick, it IS a new day in Texas!

January 21, 2015J

In his inaugural speech, Lt Gov Patrick spoke eloquently at the Capitol today about a number of subjects including school choice.  Here are exerts from his speech: “First I want to talk about education. Yesterday the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Day. On August 28, 1963, Reverend King gave one of the greatest speeches in […]

AFP Testimony: Senate Education Committee Hearing Nov. 17, 2014

November 17, 2014J

Senate Education Committee Hearing November 17, 2014 Testimony by Peggy Venable Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Texas One-tenth of the nation’s K-12 students go to school in Texas today and we are challenged with providing them the opportunity to achieve the American Dream. Education is the springboard to a fulfilling, productive and prosperous life. Texas is in […]