“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.
January 27th, 2017
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.
January 11th, 2017
Criteria include graduation from a Texas high school or receiving a diploma equivalent in the state; a residency requirement; and the student’s signature on an affidavit showing the intent to apply for permanent resident...
November 28th, 2016
Man, the left sure hates Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education.
October 26th, 2016
A School Choice Rally was held at Holy Cross Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday October 18, 2016. The main speakers were Daniel Garza, Executive Director of the Libre Initiative, who sponsored the event,...
October 4th, 2016
Incumbent Ken Mercer, State Board of Education, District 5 member, is again being challenged by two-time loser Rebecca Bell-Metereau, a
September 23rd, 2016
Many of us take education for granted. After all, there are plenty of public schools in Texas, right? Unfortunately, some schools in Texas are failing or are underperforming.
September 7th, 2016
Last month, the GOP invited a handful of RLI members from across the NYC metro area to a breakfast with Donald Trump. The RLI - Republican Leadership Initiative - is a city-focused grassroots initiative by the GOP aimed at...
May 29th, 2016
At the root of America’s decline, apart from the rise of secularism and departure from spirituality and morality, has been the public schools curriculum and the takeover of higher education by left wing professors over the...
May 13th, 2016
Advocates for veterans feel they are “getting the run around” after raising questions about a Texas Senate candidate’s ties to a for-profit college that’s been accused of “predatory” practices in the way it recruits students...
April 26th, 2016
Some longtime advocates for veterans are raising serious questions about a Texas Senate candidate’s ties to a for-profit university that’s been accused of “predatory” practices when recruiting students, particularly students...
January 18th, 2017
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...
December 23rd, 2016
During the 114th Congress, key laws were enacted to help return education decisions to parents and local communities, including the first major reforms to the education system in more than a decade, and reauthorizing and...
November 25th, 2016
With the effectiveness of their thought-control mission breaking down all around them, leftists are going hysterical.After the election, the San Francisco teachers’ union, the United Educators of San Francisco, released a “...
October 6th, 2016
On Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 am, I will provide a free workshop on how to finance education beyond high school. This event will be held in conjunction with the Collin College Office of Financial Aid.
September 30th, 2016
For the last two years, the Rosetta spacecraft has danced around a comet. Today, it finally made contact with the icy body — and sent its last signal.
September 12th, 2016
At the Amplify School Choice conference that I attended in Denver, I listened attentively when the subject of the Blaine Amendment was discussed. I had never heard of the Blaine Amendment and probably many of you haven’t...
August 21st, 2016
Sometime in April, I was contacted by Josh Kaib from the Franklin Center. I have to commend Josh in his persistence in trying to reach me. When we finally connected, I was thankful and honored that he offered me an all-...
May 23rd, 2016
It has been an exciting few months for space enthusiasts everywhere.
May 4th, 2016
Two months prior to announcing her 2016 Republican candidacy for State Senate District 24, Dawn Buckingham served on the Board of Governors (2013-2015) of the controversial for-profit National American University. However,...