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Greg Abbott Went to War for School Choice — He Appears to Have Won

Texas voters made their voices heard at the ballot box last week by ousting from the state House of Representatives Republicans who had voted with Democrats to block school choice for families in the Lone Star State. The Texas House is now positioned to successfully pass a sweeping school-choice bill on behalf of Texas families in the 2025 legislative session. Read More ›
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Daughter is reading book to her international parents
Daughter is reading book to her international parents

How Texas Is Becoming the Frontlines for Parents-First School Choice

For far too long, K-12 public schools have been viewed as the only experts when it comes to educating children. Parents’ fundamental responsibility to serve as the primary educators of their children has been outsourced to these government institutes, where the vast majority of children remain trapped. Read More ›
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Arizona flag and Iowa flag States of America waving with texture sky Cloud and sunset double flag
Arizona flag and Iowa flag States of America waving with texture sky Cloud and sunset double flag

These Two States Now Have Universal School Choice — And Yours Could Be Next

Iowa became the second state in the country to pass universal school choice, directly providing families with funds to support their children’s education. Arizona was the trendsetter for this new wave of educational freedom after Governor Doug Ducey signed universal school choice into law on July 7, 2022. Read More ›
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Closeup shot of prayer candles with dark background
Closeup shot of prayer candles with dark background

The Mass Shooting in Uvalde, Texas Calls Us to Spiritual And Moral Revival

After getting over the pain and grieving of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting, many people and so-called experts have weighed in—offering more of the same old responses that have followed other similar tragic incidents. Read More ›
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Burning sheet of paper in the male hand.
Burning sheet of paper in the male hand.

Democrats Are Gaslighting American Parents About School Vouchers

Defunding public schools — even “stealing money” from them — is how the far-left and teachers’ unions term any attempt to offer parents more choice around education. For them, it’s about money and power, not children and high-quality learning. Read More ›

Study Finds Glaring Bloopers in Proposed Texas Science Curricula

Austin, TX—According to a study released today by the non-profit Discovery Institute, bogus embryo drawings, long-debunked claims about tonsils, and outdated information from a 1950s lab experiment highlight the glaring bloopers found in proposed science curricula currently being considered by the Texas State Board of Education. “Retro-science must be in, because the proposed curricula are filled with outdated scientific claims,” Read More ›

As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation on Textbooks

Texas last week was the scene of a stirring illustration of democracy at work as the State Board of Education (SBOE) set itself the task of revising standards for science education, debating fundamental controversies in biology, paleontology and chemistry. The radioactive topic of evolution was the center of attention. When the dust settled, the resulting vote left Texas with the Read More ›