At Capitol Education Rally, Tough Words for Legislature

At a rally at the Capitol on Saturday, public education advocates accused lawmakers of strangling public schools with out-of-control high-stakes testing and funding cuts.

"There are 5 million kids in Texas waiting for this legislature to keep our forefather's promises," said John Kuhn, the superintendent of Perrin Whitt Consolidated Independent School District, in North Texas. "And to those who want to take away that promise, I'm with the moms and the trustees and local business people who will say what brave Texans have said before, come and take it. Just try to kill that promise of our Constitution ...

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