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Diane Ravitch inspires a sold out crowd

Last night in Austin, Friends of Texas Public Schools was honored to host Dr. Diane Ravitch, the foremost authority on the destructive effects of high stakes testing and privatization. Diane Ravitch is an outspoken advocate for public education. Dr. Ravitch was the 2014 Friends of Texas Public S...

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Message for Texas State Senate

Dear Texas Senate, It is unfortunate that you feel the need to vilify our Texas public schools because your top campaign contributions come from folks who are determined to see vouchers finally pass. Condemning our public schools and casting harsh accusations of widespread failure is not only disre...

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FRIENDS ANNOUNCES 2016 TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS FRIEND OF THE YEAR, AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR AND FOUNDER’S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Friends of Texas Public Schools (Friends) is set to honor three with Friend of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Founders Distinguished Service Award to: Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA), Pam & Representative Gary VanDeaver, and Texas’ 20 Education Service C...

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OPEN LETTER TO THE TERRIFIC TEACHERS OF TEXAS

Message from our Founders, Scott and Leslie Milder Congratulations on your amazing success on behalf of your students as evidenced by Texas students achieving the highest graduation rates in America! You are doing the Lord’s work and Texans are grateful for your work and dedication. Cli...

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