TRUTH:
Texas needs you.

Texas is famous for a lot: our size, our pride, and our barbecue. 

But Texas is also known for its long-standing struggle with education. 

Our children and schools need a spark. To quote Dan Rather, "God did not create Texas to be 47th in anything."

39th
overall, K-12

 

42nd
college matriculation

47th
SAT test scores

 

39th
ACT test scores

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Texans' climb for college

First-generation students shared their journeys to high school and college with KUT's Kate McGee, reports pri.org.

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Are Texan schools 'adequate'?

On May 13, the Texas Supreme Court found that funding for Texas public schools does, in fact, meet the absolute bare minimum required by the Texas Constitution, reports the Daily Texan Online.

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Does Texas have a severe dropout problem?

When it comes to the number of students who graduate from its public high schools, Texas is not accustomed to being called a success, reports the New York Times.