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Three Texans earn statewide honors for their commitments to public school children

Three Texans earn statewide honors for their commitments to public school children (AUSTIN, TX) -- Friends of Texas Public Schools will honor three Texans at its 13TH annual awards gala on December 6, 2017 at the Baylor Club, McLane Stadium in Waco. TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS FRIEND OF THE YEAR Pastor ...

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Friends of Texas Public Schools partners with Make Education a Priority

Friends of Texas Public Schools partners with Make Education a Priority (AUSTIN, TX) – The Make Education a Priority board of directors recently voted unanimously to merge its campaign under the umbrella of the Friends of Texas Public Schools nonprofit organization. Bobby Rigues, an Aledo I...

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EDITORIAL: A Peek Behind the Curtain of Political Rhetoric on School Choice, School Funding, and Local Property Taxes

By Scott Milder, Founder Friends of Texas Public Schools Couple things you should know related to your public schools, property taxes, and the politics surrounding it. “School choice” sounds reasonable enough but it is nothing more than a happy, feel-good term serving as a cover for t...

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Who are the forces behind the school voucher push in Texas

Author: Brett Shipp, WFAA One of the fiercest fights at the State Capitol this session, apart from the so­called bathroom bill, is the battle over school vouchers. The showdown has become so divisive that one side is accusing the other of dirty political tricks. Few topics being discussed at t...

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