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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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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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