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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

Thankfully, Dangerous Texas School Choice Bill Died In Session

By Carole Hornsby Haynes June 3, 2021

One of the nine Texas Republican Party Priorities for the 87th Session is school choice but the bills filed in the 2021 legislative session were not the change that we need.  Fortunately, the bills didn't gain support because they would opened the door to Marxist indoctrination and federal programs for low income students.

Federalized School Choice? A High-Risk Choice

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. February 6, 2019

In his State of the Union speech, President Trump urged lawmakers to pass a school choice bill. Fortunately, it’s highly unlikely that any such legislation will be passed.   The $1 billion competitive grant for vouchers that Trump favors and the federal tax credit scholarship, considered a federal power grab by conservatives, lack Congressional support.

Texas School Choice: Original Intent of the Texas Constitution

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. January 25, 2018

Giving parents the right to choose how they educate their children must be a high priority.

In a speech Monday proclaiming National School Choice Week, President Donald Trump said, “By giving parents more control over their children’s education, we are making strides toward a future of unprecedented educational attainment and freedom of choice.”

Why Texas Must Start Education Savings Accounts
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.  |  October 28, 2016  Texas Insider

Texans boast that we’re a national leader on many fronts.  However, school choice is not one of them. Half of the states have already enacted school choice while Texas remains entrenched in a 19th century industrial model of education with bureaucrats fighting to preserve their control over how children are educated when it is the right of parents.

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