September 2016

Public Schools Are De-Emphasizing Academic Knowledge

Public Schools Are De-Emphasizing Academic Knowledge

Richardson ISD adopted its version of the 2008 TASA vision in 2010. It is called RISD Vision 2020. RISD hired a consultant to flesh out Vision 2020’s details. The consultant’s report was titled “The 10 Critical Qualities of Student Work”. One only needs to...
Paxton Sues to Protect the Internet

Paxton Sues to Protect the Internet

In less than 24 hours, the Obama Administration is set to turn control of the Internet over to an international committee composed of countries with the worst records in attacking political speech and human rights. On Wednesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton,...
Convention of States Holds Fort Worth Town Hall

Convention of States Holds Fort Worth Town Hall

A recent townhall meeting hosted by the Convention of States project included impassioned testimony from both the Governor’s office and state lawmakers calling for Texas to join other states to limit the power of a runaway federal government. At the onset of the Fort...
Odessa Residents Defeat Major Tax Hike

Odessa Residents Defeat Major Tax Hike

Want to see what happens when taxpayers show up in droves to government tax hearings? Check out Odessa. Despite the Ector County Hospital Board proposing a massive property tax rate increase for 2017 during their initial budget meeting, board members voted yesterday...