Education is a parent's primary right and duty, and the state should support parents as they work to fulfill their obligation.
The family is the sanctuary of life, in which parents teach children how they ought to live. Thus, the education of children is a primary right and serious duty of parents, and the state participates in education with the parents’ consent. Moreover, the central focus of public financing for education should always be the good of children. Therefore, the TCCB supports expanded educational opportunities for Texas parents and students.
We publish brief summaries of the specific reforms in state law that we seek. Learn more below.
Our work to improve state law is guided by Catholic teaching and statewide ministry.
There are eight topics on our legislative agenda: