Dan Patrick (politician)
I think that is such a far-fetched issue ... a student could be sitting there right now with a weapon, who brought it illegally
For the first time in almost 15 years, this Legislature is going to pass a bill addressing charter schools ... Raising the cap, allowing for more flexibility, innovation and an opportunity for those 100,000 parents who are on a waitlist.
I would really hope there is a way to find that you could support the bill ... We value teachers. We want to end this idea that this Legislature is anti-teacher.More quotes »
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Texas Ends Major School Curriculum System Amid Concerns It Was 'Anti-American'
Texas will discontinue the state-run curriculum system used by at least 875 of the state’s school districts amid complaints that it contained lessons with an anti-American agenda . The internet-based CSCOPE system was developed last November in an effort 3:13 AM from The Huffington Post Read more »
CSCOPE, under fire from Texas lawmakers, to withdraw controversial lesson plans
AUSTIN — A controversial lesson plan system for Texas schools will end this week, lawmakers who have criticized the CSCOPE curriculum announced Monday. Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, said he received notice that 12:03 AM from Abilene Reporter News Read more »
WFISD left to mull its options
A surprise announcement Monday from Austin that the controversial curriculum CSCOPE would no longer use its 1,600 lesson plans for grades K-12 shocked supporters and critics of CSCOPE — and put a sudden stop to local educators’ plans to continue using it 5/20/13 from Times Record News Read more »
Senate tells government agencies to allow CHL holders in their buildings
State and local government agencies would be barred from posting signs that prohibit concealed handgun license holders from carrying a firearm on their premises – unless they are specifically authorized – under a bill passed Monday by the Senate. Sen. Da 5/20/13 from Dallas Morning News - Blogs Read more »
East Texas teachers welcome the end of CSCOPE curriculum
From the Office of Senator Dan Patrick: AUSTIN, TX - A letter signed by all 20 members of the CSCOPE Board released this morning stated they will notify their 875 school district clients that all lessonMore >> A letter signed by all 20 members of the CSC 5/20/13 from KLTV Read more »