Texas school districts have endured rapid population growth and deep budget cuts; they are not adequately funded. Imagine that.
(Reuters) - Texas' school finance system violates the state constitution, a state district judge ruled on Monday... [T]he state has not adequately funded public education or resolved inequities among districts.
Now if only something could be done about separating church from state.
In fact, my now-nineteen-year-old Louisiana pal Zack Kopplin is still fighting creationism law. Our previous posts by and about Zack here. His mission is to do away with creationist vouchers, including in Texas.
Now Kopplin, a history major who is taking a full course load this semester, is preparing to fight state Sen. Dan Patrick's effort to allow school vouchers in Texas. Patrick, R-Houston, is a strong supporter of school vouchers, which would allow tax money to flow to private and religious schools.