Historic education reform bills passes house
In principal, Texas 83 Legislature House Bill 5, seems a blessing to students, teachers and parents alike. On March 27, the 150-member Texas House debated 10 hours and approved House Bill 5 with a 147-2 vote. HB5, authored by Public Education Committee Chairman Jimmie Don Aycock, seeks to reform education in several ways. The bill relates to curriculum requirements, assessment and public school accountability now moves on to the Senate for consideration.