SEE THIS GREAT RESOURCE FROM LAURA YEAGER ON CANDIDATES FOR THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS AND THEIR VIEWS ON ISSUES RELATED TO PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Research and VOTE! October 18, 2018
Educators work every day to educate and engage students. Now is the time to model this behavior by educating yourself on candidates and voting! Public education is the backbone of our communities, and a right of all Texans, as stated in Article 7 of the Texas Constitution. With early voting starting Monday, October 22nd, it’s time to where candidates stand on public education issues such as funding, testing, accountability, teacher pay, healthcare, and retirement, and vouchers. The can help you do this research, with links to non-partisan groups ( and League of Women Voters) that invite candidates to respond to questionnaires about their views on public education. Please be an informed and engaged citizen and encourage others to do the same. Let’s model civic engagement for the kids and be their voice at the polls.
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3. Encourage students to vote on , Friday, October 26th.
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