Education

“You can’t grow your economy if you don’t have an educated workforce.” – Those words from Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick could not be more true. Texas is leading the way with bold, conservative education reform that ditches the idea of “college for all” and instead gives students and their parents multiple pathways to a career. Teachers, administrators and students must be held accountable for competent performance. The system should be free from undue bias, which can distort students' perspectives on the world they must interact with to be competitive in a global market.
To thunderous applause by school board members from around the state gathered in the Alamo City, the presiding officer of the Texas House of Representatives last week said that despite a laundry list of red meat special...
Over the past twelve months, there have been at least 60 peer reviewed studies showing that our present warming isn’t unprecedented or remarkable. Most people do not realize that we are actually living in a cool period,...
Contact your State Rep and Senator on PreK-4 funding. If and when a Special Session is called, State Reps and Senators will be asked to add $220 million dollars to the budget to fully fund Governor Abbott’s misguided PreK-4...
I supported the passage of H.R. 244, which funds the federal government through the end of the 2017 fiscal year, and includes funding for several education programs and priorities important to Texas:Education...
CampusReform.org reports that students at Salem College have presented the administration with an “ultimatum” regarding the intolerable atmosphere of oppression that exists on campus.This is how they characterize life under...
When leftists say a scholar has been “discredited,” you should translate this as: “He says things that displease us.”
The two private citizens — who have not been named — approached SpaceX about the trip, according to a statement from the company. The individuals will be the only crew members on board what is expected to be about a week-...
You are the Light of the World. Just so, your light must shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Heavenly Father. Matthew 5:14, 16PROVIDENCE: A College Preparatory School for Girls...
DeVos pledged in a nine-minute speech to challenge the Education Department to examine its policies and practices — and to listen to her new colleagues. “Let us set aside any preconceived notions and let’s recognize that...
U.S. Representative John Culberson (TX-07) and I introduced a bill to require the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop plans for the future of U.S.
Science plays a critical role in the lives of all Americans. Every day, people around the world devote their lives to science and strive to advance our understanding of such complex subjects as human health and the...
I have had a lot of fun lately on social media talking about my favorite simple carbohydrate: Double Stuffed Oreos (DSOs). I am being transparent when I wrote that I love consuming these simple carbs.
Last week, Rob Wittman (R-VA), Gene Green (D-TX) and Allen Lowenthal (D-CA), and I introduced legislation (H.R. 2286) intended to advance the capabilities of two-year community and technical colleges to...
On April 1st Providence Catholic School held its Legacy Gala at the Hilton airport. Individual seats went for $100.00 and table sponsorships sold at $1,000.00. The purpose was to raise funds for the Catholic school.
How about this:Harvard University has released a guide to so-called fake news. That guide links to a lengthy list of offending websites, which includes TomWoods.com.
It's alarming that Republican Representative Dan Huberty from Kingwood, appointed chair by Speaker of the House Joe Straus to the House Public Education Committee, announced on February 28 in an interview with Evan Smith of...
Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, bolstering the prospect of discovering extraterrestrial...
The Higher Education Committee will take up a bill from its chairman, Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, on Wednesday. The measure would ax the state's tuition set-aside program, which makes public universities reserve as much as...
It should be appalling to everyone how President Donald Trump’s nominees are being treated and how the mainstream media is handling this very critical procedure. There will always be naysayers but this is over the top....
Well, this is rich: leftists are complaining that schoolkids are being indoctrinated.I’ll give you the details in a minute. But you know what? I could probably identify 10 outright falsehoods and another 10 ideological...

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