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Charting Greg Abbott’s Charter School Affinity

Charting Greg Abbott’s Charter School Affinity

As the campaign for governor churns into its final weeks, Greg Abbott has made a huge point of championing charter schools around the state. Charter schools are funded by the government but operated independently of the state. For conservatives in Texas, charter...

Education Remains a Driving Force in Texas Races

Education Remains a Driving Force in Texas Races

A handful of runoff races over the weekend means that election season in Texas is finally, and mercifully, over until November. Still, the runoff races highlighted the growing divisions over education that have spilled over into school board and college races. In...

Ted Cruz Is Focusing on the Wrong Education Fight

Ted Cruz Is Focusing on the Wrong Education Fight

Critical race theory, or CRT, has become a Republican staple for publicity grabs and divisive campaign messaging. The discourse surrounding CRT has resulted in the demonization of educators and book bans, an interesting aim from the party that claims to protect free...