Sample Messages for Legislators

Check out the example email messages and talking points below.

Use Federal Dollars to Address Learning Loss

February 2021
Students and teachers have had a difficult year.  Instructional time has been lost. Please urge legislators to spend federal COVID dollars for education on the one-time cost of helping schools address learning loss to prevent Texas students from falling behind.

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COVID-19's Impact on Public Education

February 2021
Schools and students are struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The US Congress sent Texas schools $5 billion to help, so please urge legislators to use those dollars to address learning loss, not state budget holes.

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The Budget Process Begins

January 2021
The base budget bills filed by leaders of the House and Senate fully fund House Bill 3’s investments in public education. As a supporter of local public schools, please help ensure that public education remains a priority.

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Keep public funds with public schools

December 2020
There will be talk in the legislative session about the concept of school choice. With limited resources available to the state, ask legislators to only spend public dollars in public schools.

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Prioritize Public Education

November 2020
Urge legislators to continue the strong support shown for public education in 2019, and to prioritize education when they meet in 2021.

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