PRESS & COMMUNICATIONS

The Texas School Alliance works on issues that will improve educational quality for Texas students, particularly those in large and urban districts. To that end, we focus on the following issues and espouse the following positions.

TSA’s Statements & Press Releases 

TSA’s Testimony on SB 3 by Sen. Nelson

The Texas School Alliance is registering "on" SB 3 by Senator Jane Nelson. TSA appreciates this opportunity to submit written testimony to the Senate Finance Committee and voice our appreciation and concerns regarding SB 3 by Chair Jane Nelson. TSA applauds the intent...

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TSA’s Goals for School Finance in the 86th Legislature

The system of public school finance needs reform. TSA proposes three primary principles that guide our recommendations pertaining to quality finance reform. 1. Local funding, especially revenue from the growth in the property tax base of school districts should...

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Who is Really Failing – Students or STAAR? Part 1

(Texas teachers’ assessments indicate students are performing on or above grade level. STAAR scores say thousands of students are reading below grade level. Two studies reveal that the written, taught, and tested curriculum standards are misaligned, and students are...

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