Questions Still Remain on Federal Stimulus Funding for Public Education

Proposals impacting the timing and method of distributing stimulus funds are still being debated. We are almost to the finish line on the discussion of federal stimulus funding for education. But while districts now...

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A Strong Texas Recovery Takes All Three

What is the most crucial leg of a stool? The one that is missing. A strong Texas recovery starts with the recovery of our public schools. Right now, Texas has only secured two funding...

It’s Time to Ensure Stability for Our Public Schools

Like a steady stool needs three strong legs, our schools need Texas leadership to follow through on three simple commitments. They say a productive life is all about balance. And all of us, including...

Texas Schools Show Resiliency Through Yet Another Crisis

It was just after midnight when the phone rang. The winter storm had knocked out power, causing rolling blackouts across Waxahachie — and across Texas. A local nursing home lost power and didn’t have...

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Pre-K: The Essential Pandemic Response

There’s a New Reason to Preserve Early Childhood Investments  There was no shortage of media coverage when the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 3 in 2019, investing $5 billion to strengthen public education. Part...

There’s Enough Money to Fully Fund Public Education

Here's some simple back-of-the-envelope math Today, state lawmakers gaveled in the first day of the 87th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature. The multi-billion dollar question now before legislators: How much money does the...


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