Democratic Lawmakers, Dallas ISD Superintendent Criticize Governor Abbott’s School Choice Proposal


February 18, 2023

At the Texas Capitol Friday, Democratic state lawmakers gave Governor Greg Abbott’s school choice proposal an “F.”

State Representative Gina Hinojosa, D-Austin and member of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus said at a news conference, “We unequivocally stand against any scheme to defund our public schools.”

During his State of the State address Thursday night, the Governor said he wants to provide taxpayer-funded Education Savings Accounts, which would allow students to go to private school.

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