Texans for Education Reform
School reform legislation which would shorten the number of years a poorly-performing public school could continue without parental intervention is advancing in the Texas Senate. This “parent trigger” bill is not without controversy; there are concerns that the shorter time a school would be given to correct itself isn’t enough time for corrective measures to kick in.
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.