The health of our Texas economy depends on the strength of our education system. Business leaders rely on an efficient and effective college and career pipeline that can generate a qualified and prepared workforce, and that begins with high-quality early childhood education. Read more.
The merits of taxpayer-funded business incentives -- described alternatively as either crucial tools for economic development or wasteful corporate giveaways -- took center stage Wednesday as a Texas House committee heard debate over key tax abatement programs used by local governments and school districts.
Morath, a former Dallas ISD board member with a background in finance, has headed the Texas Education Agency since Jan. 4, 2016, overseeing Texas' schools through a federal investigation on special education, the switch to a new school rating system, a massive natural disaster and deadly school shootings.
The Governor’s Committee to Support the Military today released their 2018 report that highlights recommendations for policy changes and legislative action. The Committee’s report includes thirteen recommendations to improve upon education, health care, quality of life, workforce development, encroachment, and infrastructure as they relate to the military community of Texas. ... Read More