Texans for Education Reform

Jimmie Don Aycock: HB5 expands opportunities for young Texans

March 31, 2013

The time has come for Texas students to focus on learning instead of preparing for state-mandated standardized tests. That’s why I filed House Bill 5 and am honored that the bill enjoys broad-based support from parents, educators and the business community.

This bill improves education in three important ways:

Houston's workforce not ready for the future

March 28, 2013

Great change is afoot in the global economy. As occupations and industry sectors constantly trade positions as the top producer of employment growth, the education, competencies, and skills required to do those jobs is ever-shifting as well.

Katy ISD preps students for workforce

March 28, 2013

District career center offers real-world experiences

In response to Houston’s growing job market, Katy ISD has added several new programs and courses aimed at preparing students for the professional world.