Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy) is presenting a bill in committee that would require the Attorney General to file an injunction against any and all local gun control laws.
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In the consortium’s first report to the state, in December, asked for no testing. No accountability ratings, either. They’re writing their own standards, in fact, so they’ll write their own tests. They’ll write their own ratings system too, when they get to it. Essentially, these high-performing schools want to secede from Texas’ testing system.
Into this charged atmosphere, onto the same stage Robert Scott famously occupied a year ago, stepped Texas’ new Education Commissioner Michael Williams on Tuesday. Safe to say, it’d be a hard act to follow.
State Rep. Diane Patrick, R-Arlington, is asking the Texas Education Agency to suspend its school ratings for a second straight year, as lawmakers rework the system.
The Texas Charter Schools Association’s annual conference is wrapping up this afternoon in downtown Austin, with almost 1,200 in attendance (by the official count), [...]