February, 2017

PTA priorities should put children first, not bureaucrats

PTA priorities should put children first, not bureaucrats
By Gina Castañeda

I am a proud lifetime member of the Parent Teacher Association. I appreciate the hard work of mothers and fathers who have joined PTA to support students’ education and school activities.

I have spent countless hours helping raise money and volunteering at schools. Most moms and dads do that for their children. Many of them join the PTA because they believe they are supporting their kids and their classmates — that they are giving them opportunities that enrich their education.

PRESS RELEASE: TEO Issues Statement Following Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

Texans for Education Opportunity Founder and Chair Stacy Hock today issued a statement following the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education:

“We applaud Senator Cruz and Senator Cornyn for voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education today and congratulate her on this historic achievement.

“Today’s confirmation is a testament of the momentum that continues to build across Texas and the nation for more high-quality educational options,