Waco, TX – According to the state officials, Governor Abbott reportedly pledged to empower Texas parents with the right to choose the best education opportunities for their child’s needs.
At the event, the Governor touted the widespread support for school choice in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state and voiced his support for the expansion of state-funded Education Savings Accounts to every Texas parent and student.
Additionally, Governor Abbott emphasized the importance of transparency and accessibility of what is taught in Texas classrooms so that every parent can make informed decisions regarding their child’s education.
The Governor was joined by Representative Matt Schaefer, Texas Public Policy Foundation Campaign Director Mandy Drogin, Head of Grace Community School Jay Ferguson, and other parent empowerment advocates.
Hosted by the Parent Empowerment Coalition, Parent Empowerment Night brings together education leaders and stakeholders to discuss education reform and the growing need for parental empowerment in their children’s education.