Twenty-seven states have already adopted the standards for education developed by theÂ nation’s governors. Twelve more are expected to join. Texas refused to participate.
Texas ranks #51 out of the 50 states and the District of ColumbiaÂ in percentage of population with a high school diploma. And who knows what a high schoolÂ diploma in Texas is even worth? But, by golly, we will not let anyone push us around by telling us we can do better.