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Showdown In Texas: Legislature Gearing For Debate Over Private School Vouchers

It seems that Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston) has given up on his state’s public school system.

“No student should be locked into a poor performing school because that happens to be where they live,” Patrick said, according to the Austin American-Statesman. “I’m a big supporter of public education, and we have a lot of schools that are doing a great job, but we must also recognize the truth that we have a lot of schools that are not performing at the level that they need to be.”