Tag Archives: Angela Paxton

TX Senate Approves Ban On “Harmful” Library Books

The Texas Tribune reports: The Texas Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would significantly change the processes and procedures Texas’ school libraries have to follow. Senate Bill 13, from Sen. Angela Paxton, R-McKinney, would let parents receive notice each time their children obtain school library materials, prohibit the acquisition or retention of “harmful” and indecent materials, and create local …

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TX Bill Lets Home-Schoolers Play Public School Sports

The Dallas Morning News reports: Texas is poised to let home-schooled students compete in public school sports and other extracurricular activities, after the Senate advanced the proposal in one of its closest votes this session. The bill passed 16-14 on Saturday and now goes back to the House, where representatives can accept the Senate’s changes or convene a conference committee …

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