Why Texas’s education tax credit program is being used to funnel billions in taxpayer money to companies in the private sector

The Texas Education Agency’s budget proposal is being billed as a way to pay for a $300 million expansion of the state’s education finance program.The new tax credit for education would fund a number of new initiatives and help fund the construction of a new high school and an extension of the existing Texas Tech […]

Obama administration to review biden plan for education

In January, President Barack Obama nominated Adam Schiff to lead the Department of Education.¬†Schiff, a former education secretary under former President George W. Bush, has been credited with revitalizing the Obama administration’s biden Education Reform Act, which has been on hold since the 2010 midterms.Schiff has been widely praised for his efforts to increase student […]