Making Texas Education #1

Greg Abbott has a plan to make Texas first in the nation in education. He has proposed a substantive, detailed series of specific recommendations to strengthen our Pre-K to third grade programs, with measurable benchmarks for achievement.

Educating Texans – Gold Standard Pre-K

Greg Abbott’s Educating Texans plan will make Texas education first in the nation. The first phase of Educating Texans will provide funding to districts that opt to implement a gold standard, high quality, accountable prekindergarten program with the goal of demonstrating long-term prekindergarten success. To be a part of the Pre-K 4 Gold Standard requires… Read the full story here…

Educating Texans – Math Achievement Academies

Greg Abbott has a plan to make Texas education first in the nation, starting with improving Texas students’ math skills to better prepare them for careers in science, technology and engineering. The first phase of Greg Abbott’s Educating Texans plan will create Math Achievement Academies modeled on the Texas Reading Initiative’s Reading Academies that will… Read the full story here…

Educating Texans – Literacy Achievement Academies

Greg Abbott’s Educating Texans plan will make Texas education first in the nation. The first phase of Greg Abbott’s Educating Texans plan proposes creating Literacy Achievement Academies with curriculum focused on reading, writing, and incorporating technology, designed to improve the professional development of teachers in the critical area of literacy. My plan focuses on helping… Read the full story here…

Educating Texans – Reading Excellence Teams

Greg Abbott has a plan to make Texas education first in the nation. To improve teacher skills and student learning in critical early years, the first phase of Greg Abbott’s Educating Texans plan proposes establishing a pilot program to create Reading Excellence Teams which will be made available on an optional basis to schools with… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott tonight congratulated Drew Springer on his victory in Senate District 30: "Congratulations to Senator-elect Drew Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today endorsed Drew Springer for Texas Senate in District 30. In a statement, the Governor urged the people of North Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after Republicans retained a majority in the Texas House of Read the full story here...