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Texas House Ed Chair Declares School Choice ‘Dead’

While President Donald Trump called upon Congress this week to pass education legislation that funds school choice for low-income students nationwide, Texas House Education Committee Chairman Representative Dan Huberty (R-Kingwood) struck a blow to school choice, declaring it a “dead” issue in the state’s current legislative session.

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Lawmakers Tackle Texas Teacher Sex Misconduct ‘Plague’

Texas lawmakers met Thursday to begin tackling a troubling epidemic–teacher-student sexual misconduct. They discussed proposed legislation that will crack down on the rampant problem ravaging classrooms across the state.

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Battle Over ‘Sanctuary Campuses,’ In-State Tuition to DREAMERs Heats Up

Universities and colleges have reacted to President Donald Trump’s election by declaring their campuses safe zones from immigration authorities. The funding battle over sanctuary cities and other jurisdictions has intensified and expanded to “sanctuary campuses.” Representatives in the U.S. Congress

More than 20 immigration activists chant slogans and brandish banners on the front steps of the North Carolina Attorney General's office in Raleigh, N.C. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Immigration activists made a trip from Chapel Hill to Raleigh to protest slience from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper on whether …

Texas DA Offers Deal to Planned Parenthood Undercover Journalists

The pro-life operatives who took undercover videos in Planned Parenthood facilities and were indicted by a Harris County, Texas, grand jury, have been offered pretrial diversion in the criminal cases against them say attorneys for the pair.

David Daleiden, one of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last week, speaks to supporters outside the Harris County Criminal Courthouse after turning himself in to authorities Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Houston. Daleiden and Sandra Merritt are charged with tampering with a governmental record, a felony punishable by up to …