Category Archives: Diversity
Texas Legislature gears up to tackle long-standing and fresh issues in public education. Here’s what you need to know.
Lawmakers are looking at ways to keep teachers in the profession, make schools safer, give parents money for private schooling and censor conversations about sex and gender.
Texas greenlighted a felon to train school board members. Now education officials are examining their rules.
Dunn hosted a training session in Southlake in the fall of 2022.
A Texas superintendent ordered school librarians to remove LGBTQ books. Now the federal government is investigating.
ACLU Fact Sheet on the proposed policies for Keller ISD
“The policy is not in any way required by Texas law and in fact
violates the Constitution and federal law.”
“The proposed policy is scientifically unsound and is based on a
misunderstanding of Texas law.”
“The proposed policy stigmatizes transgender and non-binary
“The proposed policy violates the First Amendment and will
restrict students’ right to learn about ideas — especially ideas
about transgender and non-binary identities.”
Anti-public school candidates target Round Rock ISD school board
In some parts of Texas, school board elections are running alongside the mid-terms. Many are at risk of being flipped by anti-public school candidates as we saw in Keller, Southlake, Mansfield, and Grapevine Colleyville. Make sure you reach out to friends in those areas so they are not surprised to see those races on the ballot! Here is just one example (read below or click to read on Facebook):