January 2017

JoAnn Fleming: Voice of the People

JoAnn Fleming: Voice of the People

For twenty-three years, JoAnn Fleming has been a tireless leader in the Texas grassroots movement. Born in Killeen, the native Texan said her values were instilled at a young age: “my parents raised me so you don’t have to ask permission to do the right thing and to...
Patrick Unveils School Choice Proposal

Patrick Unveils School Choice Proposal

Flanked by supporters, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and State Sen. Larry Taylor (R–Friendswood) unveiled a major school choice proposal to reporters on Monday. “It is time that Texas catch up with the rest of the country and give every parent the option to choose the best...
Former HISD Trustee Owes Millions in Damages

Former HISD Trustee Owes Millions in Damages

A federal judge ruled that a former Houston ISD trustee, who was found guilty of bribery, cannot seek respite under the Texas Education Code’s provision that limits the amount of money a school district employee can be liable for while operating on behalf of the...