For opponents of Mexico’s sweeping new education reforms, the Mexican education system is clumsily following the path to privatized education and standardized testing first blazed by Texas.
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Is Texas better off now than it was two years ago?
The House put off SJR 1 for days to see if the Senate will approve $200 million for schools during the HB 1025 vote.
After a heck of a battle, the session’s biggest education bill, HB 5, has finally passed in the Senate.
After a delay Friday, the Senate finally passed House Bill 5, the session’s big education bill limiting state testing in high school and altering high school graduation plans.
Carona bluntly pointed senators out for being controlled by payday lender lobbyists before agreeing to hold off the vote for Monday.
In a major political maneuver, Governor Perry unveiled his proposal for a $1.6 billion business tax cut at a news conference at the Austin Chamber of Commerce yesterday.
The bottom line, say the representatives who participated in the group, is that Texas has some major work to do. Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-Houston), who led the 2013 study group, introduced the report in a press conference held on Monday morning.
Under the Senate budget, each student would get $86.50 less in 2014-15 than they did from 2012-13, as the Observer reports.
It was a big day for women in the Senate.