PAC Uses Football to Target Voucher Proposals

As they prepare for a battle over school vouchers during the next legislative session, a liberal advocacy group is calling attention to a program that few thought was under immediate threat in Texas: high school football.

In a video called “Will Our Friday Night Lights Go Out,” released today — which features actors Aaron Spivey-Sorrells and Jonathan Palafox from the television show Friday Night Lights — Progress Texas PAC urges Texans to fight school voucher programs.

School voucher programs, they argue in the video, could drain as much as $1 billion from local school district funding. With less funding, schools may ...

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