Texans for Education Reform

Victory for our future in the Senate!

Today, the Texas Senate has passed the Parent-Trigger bill, a major education reform that gives parents of Texas school children greater control of their student's education. This is a tremendous victory, but only one part of a long battle to transform Texas schools.

Charter school bill shows common ground achievable on public school reform [with video]

April 12, 2013

Dan Patrick’s charter school legislation passed the Texas Senate yesterday, and by the time it passed with a vote of 30-1, it was almost everybody’s charter school bill. The legislation is an excellent example of lawmakers keeping their eyes on the ball and listening to the objectives and concerns of a wide spectrum of stakeholders.