STAAR is used to make children hate learning, take over school districts, narrow the curriculum, close schools mostly in poor Black and Brown neighborhoods, and fire teachers and principals. It has become the only thing that matters in schools. That is wrong.

Fight back by boycotting the STAAR. How much longer will we let the Governor and others use our children as bait to dismantle our public education system?

Attend a zoom Opt-Out Information Session at 4 pm on on Sunday. RSVP at

Want to know what happened at last night's HISD Board meeting? Check out our twitter post @houstoncvpe for some of the blow-by-blow of the TEA presentation Q & A.

Finally, the petition to oppose the hostile state takeover of HISD is now available in multiple languages including SpanishVietnamese, Chinese, Tagalog, Korean, and Turkish



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