“Lt. Gov. David
Dewhurst and Sen. Dan Patrick recently outlined moredetails about how they plan to use the legislative session to end public
education as we know it.”
“We will not sit idly by as Republicans
continue their efforts to rob our children of their futures.
Chairman Hinojosa, you are absolutely correct, it would rob our children of
their futures….. but also some very important consequences of allowing
privately-owned charter schools to draw minority students away from publicschools, would most-certainly bankrupt school districts. This wouldinevitably force school districts to shutter campuses, lay-off teachers andother school staff
plus it would devastate the property value (tax base) ofsurrounding homes, which in many cases, would be the future homes of
We need many more
not just from our legislators, butalso from civic organizations and from individual parents, who should be
even more concerned regarding their children’s future, and attend SBOE
hearings also, as some of our AGIF members have.
ONLY THREE OF USVETERANS, INCLUDING 87-YEAR-OLD DR. C.P. GARCIA
, were presentat the last hearing.
Some of our “leaders” have shamelessly accepted
money from charter school proponents; thereby, selling-out the bestinterest and the future of our students.
Placido Salazar, USAF Retired Vietnam Veteran
On Behalf Of
Friday, December 21, 2012 4:44 PM
Protecting Our Schools