Education Savings Accounts

TEO Statement on House Rejection of School Choice Bill

Texans for Education Opportunity Founder and Chair Stacy Hock today issued a statement following the Texas House’s rejection of House Bill 21, which would have supplied public schools with an additional $530 million in funding and established a school choice program for students with special needs.

“We are deeply saddened by the Texas House for systematically shutting the door on thousands of special needs students in dire need of education options today.

“House Bill 21 was smart,

Dan Patrick Touts School Choice at Kingwood Tea Party

Jim and Robin Lennon of the Kingwood Tea Party are known for having some of the most influential speakers at their meetings. Monday night proved to be yet another successful event with Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick as the featured speaker. He was there to give a speech on the Texas Senate’s priorities for the 2017 legislative session. Standing room only, the back room of Los Cucos in Kingwood was full of energetic people, eagerly awaiting Dan Patrick’s highly anticipated speech.

What are ESAs?

What are ESAs? This animated video explains what an Education Savings Account is and how it creates more education options for families.