Texans for Education Reform

Wall Street Journal: Four Ways to Spot a Great Teacher

September 4, 2014
Wall Street Journal
I recently caught up with my downstairs neighbors, an attorney and a college professor, who have been consumed by the process of enrolling their adorable 5-year-old son in kindergarten.

Texas Association of Business calls for state investigation of graduation rates

September 16, 2014
Dallas Morning News
An influential Texas business group called for an investigation Tuesday into graduation rates in the state’s largest school districts after a Dallas ISD internal audit raised questions about whether some seniors — up to a quarter of the Class of 2013 — should have earned diplomas.

Beaumont is least educated major U.S. city, study says

September 16, 2014
Houston Chronicle
A new study of America's largest 150 metropolitan areas places Beaumont dead last in the list of most educated.

Report gives Texas a "D" in K-12 education

September 15, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Texas schools aren’t bringing home any refrigerator-worthy report cards, according to the 2014 Leaders and Laggards report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.