Sen. Huffines Applauds New Opportunities For Texas Students - Don Huffines for Texas Senate

  

Sen. Huffines Applauds New Opportunities For Texas Students

With the passage of Senate Bill 3 out of committee, Texas is one step closer to empowering students and parents with new opportunities through innovative, customizable education choice.

 

AUSTIN – Today, the Senate Education Committee passed Senate Bill 3, the school choice bill. Senator Don Huffines (R-Dallas), who is a co-author to the bill, has been a long-time champion of education choice. Senator Huffines has consistently promoted the benefits of education choice at every possible opportunity.

 

In light of Senate Bill 3 advancing through the legislative process, the following statement is attributable to Senator Huffines:

 

"Today is a great day for Texas students and parents! Students are now one step closer to having more opportunities to seize a brighter future. Senate Bill 3 focuses on students first - not buildings or bureaucrats. This bill will bring competition into the education market. Competition increases quality and lowers price, bringing higher quality education at a savings to the taxpayer.

 

"Texas is home to many great public schools, and that's certainly true in my Senate District 16. Senate Bill 3 provides opportunities to those few students for whom the public school just doesn't work for any number of reasons. I want all children to love to learn, and to wake up each day excited to go to school. I want our public schools to be the best they can possibly be. That's why I am passionate about using every tool at our disposal, including school choice and competition. Senate Bill 3 helps us get there.

 

"I thank Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Chairman Larry Taylor for their leadership on this critical issue. This is a top priority for Texas families, and I'm proud to partner with these leaders and others in the Texas Senate to help make the future brighter for Texas students."

Pulse

Tatonka Gilbert just joined.